ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
8th District Police Station, 2005
Artworks: Mural (painted)

Artist
Mike Mandel
Collection
Chicago Public Art Program
Materials
Two murals of one-inch-square ceramic and glass mosaic tiles
Dates
  • Installed, 2005
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Description
Chicago residents can find familiar images in Mike Mandel’s mosaic murals for this police station in the Chicago Lawn community. Mandel has integrated the unique architectural style of the Chicago bungalow, storefront signage depicted in Arabic, and a section of an architectural frieze from Saint Rita of Cascia Church. There is even a reference to the Chicago White Sox. But the primary images depicted in the murals are of students of diverse ethnicity and race who live in the neighborhood, rep...
Courtesy of Chicago Public Art Program
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Location
3420 W. 63rd St.
Chicago, IL 60629
United States

8th District Police Station
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