It is that time of the year again. After the extremely colorful fall season, winter is here and all the leaves are gone. What I’m saying is that Washington DC might not appear at its most interesting to a visitor’s eye. Were it not for the murals. They are everywhere.
Murals are indeed very popular in DC. In the Adams Morgan neighborhood, you’ll bump into the “Aristide Bruant” and “Madam’s Organ” murals featured practically in every travel guide there is.
However, if you venture further from the 18th Street NW towards Columbia Road and Adams Mill Road or even a bit further to Kalorama Road or Calvert Street NW, you’ll soon go like “Look, there’s one! And another one right there!”
One of my favourites is the mural at 1827 Adams Mill Road (approximately), above a shady off-street pay park. A detail of that mural is pictured here. No fine art, okay, but quite vivacious and original.
Many more can be found around it, well worth a little walk. A photo of one of them will make a great traveller’s screensaver!
Morgan’s Murals | Art & culture | Free
1827 Adams Mill Road NW
24 hours daily