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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Noyes CTA viaduct. The Public Art Subcommittee discussed possible art installations under the viaduct.

Public Art Committee considers Noyes Street artwork, mural repair

May 8, 2019

During a Tuesday meeting, members of the Public Art Subcommittee considered proposals for an art installation under the Noyes CTA viaduct and voted to propose the repair of three other murals throughout...

A piece of art installation outside the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., is part of a public art series called HeARTh. The first event involved yarn bombing, an activity aimed at engaging the community and making use of art that might have otherwise been abandoned.

Community responds positively to yarn bombing

February 20, 2014

A few trees outside the Evanston Public Library are wrapped in fabric after the first event in HeARTh, a series of artistic events aimed at engaging the community.  Evanston's Public Art Committee hosted...

Artist Peter Hurley discusses plans for a mosaic at the Farmhouse, a tavern, in front of Public Art Committee members Tuesday night at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center.

Evanston Public Art Committee recommends tavern mural for Farmhouse

May 14, 2013

Evanston tavern Farmhouse trotted closer to its summer opening as a city board endorsed its artistic plan Tuesday. The tavern’s designer, Peter Hurley, appeared in front of Evanston’s Public Art...

Left: The mural depicting the history of Evanston, composed by an ETHS graduate, pictured in 2009, before the re-painting. Right: A man walks past the newly painted walls near the Hertz rent-a-car business. The Green Bay Road mural was painted over by a landlord who mistook it for graffiti.

Prominent mural of Evanston history ‘accidentally’ destroyed

November 14, 2012

A beloved mural painted on a Metra retention wall on Green Bay Road was unexpectedly removed in recent weeks, according to a news release sent out by the city of Evanston on Wednesday. The 110-foot...

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