Lehigh Valley’s Inspirational Murals

April 16th, 2013 posted by Ryan Hogan

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Heritage Mural in Bangor, Pennsylvania

In the wake of yesterday tragedy in Boston, I’d like to share with you a list of five beautiful Lehigh Valley streetscapes. All of which have been created by individuals and groups who put their talents and time to a much more positive use.

It’s a shame that these senseless events continue to haunt our world and cause such harm to innocent men, women and children. Please continue to stay positive Lehigh Valley. I hope these masterpieces bring a smile to your face today. So without further ado, and in no particular order of importance . . .

5. Welcome to Catasauqua – Lead muralist, Matt Halm. The mural depicts events in Catasauqua’s history from the Lenni Lenape Indians to the George Taylor House and Crane Iron Works. Location: 117 Pine Street, Catasauqua.

4.  Neston Heights Tree of Life – Created by ten teens and young adults under ArtsQuest’s Banana Factory resident artist, Kim Hogan. This work of art features a massive tree with sweeping branches, reflecting the revitalization and rebirth that has taken place in the community. Location: 210 Jones Houston Way, Easton.

3.  We Can – Lead muralist was Matt Halm. This mural depicts Latino culture and the spirit of its people. Location: 5th and Gordon Streets, Allentown.

2.  Miller Symphony Hall Mural – Designed by the Philadelphia Mural Artist, Michael Webb. This mural showcases a beautiful, serene park setting with people enjoying the day. Location: Rear of Miller Symphony Hall (Allentown Art’s Park).

1.  The Heritage Mural – Created by volunteers as young as 12 years old under the guidance of Jim Gloria. The mural depicts the history, values and culture of Bangor, PA. Location: 15 Broadway, Bangor.

Please keep the people of Boston in your prayers today folks.

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