Shreveport, Louisiana: 14-Story Mural, Largest in the USA

Titled "Once in a Millinneium Moon," the visually busy mural covers 30,000 square feet and took two years to paint.
Address:
Cotton St., Shreveport, LA
Directions:
Downtown. On the north side of Cotton St. between Marshall and McNeil Sts.
Admission:
Free
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Car and mural. 14-Story Mural, Largest in the USA

The mural extends around to the other side of building. My car gives good perspective of the size of it.

[Britt Marley, 12/16/2012]
Largest Mural in USA. 14-Story Mural, Largest in the USA

Titled "Once in a Millinneium Moon," the mural covers 30,000 square feet, two entire outside walls of a 14-story building. It was a project for Year 2000. The mural contains 19 people and 40 objects, capturing the people of Shreveport, their treasures, triumphs, tragedies. There is a viewing station with a paint-by- number grid that describes each. Many artists worked on this project, some who hung off the side of the building for months.

[Gerald D Massey, 07/07/2012]

Artist Meg Saligman coordinated this massive work, which wasn't completed until 2001.

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