Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Mural: John Lennon, Al Capone, Marilyn Monroe

Painted in 2016, the seemingly random celebrity trio mural soon became the focus of controversy -- a classic zoning vs. art scuffle. Mural survives, so far....

Moe's Southwest Grill

Address:
900 Houston Northcutt Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC
Directions:
Moe's Southwest Grill. Just east of the bridge into Charleston. From Hwy 703/Coleman Blvd turn north at the stoplight onto Houston Northcutt Blvd. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the mural on the left, just past the Credit Union.
Admission:
Free
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Mural: John Lennon, Al Capone, Marilyn Monroe.

Mural: John Lennon, Al Capone, Marilyn Monroe

Large mural of John Lennon, Al Capone, and Marilyn Monroe.

[Skyler1967, 04/21/2017]

An unusual trio, none of whom ever lived in Mount Pleasant. It was painted in 2016 on the exterior of a burrito restaurant by Portuguese artist "Odeith." The mural was quickly threatened when local politicians declared it was a sign, not art, and had to be painted over. Other politicians rallied to its defense. As of early 2017, the attractive mural appears to have more friends than foes.

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