Visual Arts

I-70 Talk Is Getting Ugly, But New Murals Beautify the Neighborhood

Interstate 70 roars through Globeville, and with an October 31 deadline for public comment, discussion over its expansion is roaring as well. Houses on either side may be torn down as part of the project, and murals under the viaduct at 46th Avenue and Lincoln -- paid for by the city and painted this summer -- might go as well, worries Giovanni Sanchez, a nineteen-year-old artist who's enamored with his neighborhood, its culture and its struggles.

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Kyle Harris has been Westword’s Culture Editor since 2016, writing about the arts, music and film.
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