October 15, 2021

Detroit commissioned its 100th city mural, here's where to find it and a few others

In 2017, the city of Detroit launched City Walls, a program that commissioned artists to beautify neighborhoods by creating elaborate murals all over the city.

Recently, the city celebrated its 100th mural, completed by Detroit artist, Waleed Johnson. Johnson hopes his painting, which depicts a woman donning a city of Detroit flag scarf, can be uplifting to all who see it.

"My hope is that anyone who drives by will see this image as uplifting," Johnson said in a statement. "I also hope that the Black community of Detroit, in particular, will see themselves in the image and be reminded that they belong here."

The City Walls can be found all over the city, we've put a few of them together here.

Photos via City of Detroit.

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Artist: Waleed Johnson
Mack and Van Dyke

Artist: Waleed Johnson

Mack and Van Dyke
Artist: Jake Dwyer
Mack Garage

Artist: Jake Dwyer

Mack Garage
Artist: LeDania
Vernor and Newark

Artist: LeDania

Vernor and Newark
Artist: LeDania
Vernor and Newark

Artist: LeDania

Vernor and Newark
Artist: Phillip Simpson
Yates Park

Artist: Phillip Simpson

Yates Park
Artist: Phillip Simpson
Piquette and John R

Artist: Phillip Simpson

Piquette and John R
Artist: Viek1
8054 Chamberlain

Artist: Viek1

8054 Chamberlain
Artist: Phillip Simpson
East Milwaukee and Hastings

Artist: Phillip Simpson

East Milwaukee and Hastings
Artist: Perez
Gratiot and E. 7 Mile

Artist: Perez

Gratiot and E. 7 Mile
Artist: Lindy Shewbridge
Alfred Brush Ford Park

Artist: Lindy Shewbridge

Alfred Brush Ford Park