Strathcona: Wall to Wall (VIDEO)

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Murals galore in city’s oldest residential neighbourhood

Michael Kissinger
Van. Courier

“Seeds of Change” by Nelson and Xochitl Garcia is one of dozens of murals brightening up buildings, alleyways and overpasses in Strathcona as part of a city-wide initiative to celebrate the history, heritage and culture of Vancouver’s first urban areas. Photograph by: Screenshot , Michael Kissinger.

As part of the Courier’s Vancouver Special neighbourhood series on Strathcona, we took to the streets and talked to Esther Rausenberg and Richard Tetrault who’ve been instrumental in creating, organizing and drawing attention to the dozens of murals in and around Strathcona.

Watch the video:


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