Monday, August 24, 2015

A week later, a look at the Dean Street canyon housing #PacificParkArts mural

At Dean Street near Vanderbilt Avenue
Yesterday, just eight days after the "Green Monster" wall on Dean Street between Carlton and Vanderbilt avenues was painted with ten 40-foot murals, I returned for a second look.

First impression: that wall is still huge, creating a canyon for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles.

Second impression: the drivers, of vehicles and bikes, weren't looking at the wall at all. They--especially the bicyclists--were focused on going straight ahead and not getting into any scrapes.

(So much for that chirpy tweet about being excited to bike down Dean Street and seeing the murals.)

That said, I did see a couple of pedestrians with cameras taking photos. So pedestrians--and the press--may have been the real target audience.

Looking east from Dean Street near Carlton Avenue.
The below photos all look west from Dean Street near Vanderbilt Avenue

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