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Montréal’s amazing murals are a free street-level art gallery that’s always open

by on June 6th, 2017 at 3:59 pm

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Suddenly the wall comes alive with color and expression.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

Public street murals are more than just pretty paintings on walls, they’re signs of a healthy city. By that measure, Montréal is full of life. The city is teeming with such a variety and volume of murals my head was literally spinning nearly as fast as my wheels as I cycled through its streets for the past four days.
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A Labor Day treat: the lovely new bike-walk-run mural at the Doubletree

Michael Andersen (Contributor) by on September 1st, 2014 at 7:00 am

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The new mural on the south side of Multnomah Street in the Lloyd District, one in a string of investments in the streetscape that have been made since the installation of a protected bike lane on the street.
(Photo: Craig Harlow)

Both Jonathan and I are out of town until tonight, so your regularly scheduled news roundup will be published on Tuesday this week.

For now, take a moment to celebrate a gift workers at the Doubletree Hotel gave the city last Thursday. It’s a beautiful celebration of Portlanders’ love of physical activity.

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New 4-story mural downtown proclaims ‘Welcome to America’s Bicycle Capital’

by on July 25th, 2012 at 9:09 am

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New mural between SW 2nd and 3rd south of Ankeny.
(Photo: Matt Haughey/Flickr)

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