Chicago viaducts are notoriously dingy places, often dank and crumbling.
But not the railroad underpass on Peoria Street between 16th Street and 16th Place in Pilsen.
With more than 30 artists working in a variety of styles, its walls were transformed over one long weekend in October into a series of elaborate murals, becoming a colorful outdoor gallery:
This is what happens when you turn more than 30 artists loose on a Chicago viaduct and give them a long weekend to create.
- There is a painting of a woman — with no mouth and no pupils but a lot of very blue hair.