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Seattle, Washington: B.F. Day Tile Mural

Begun in 1995, the Benjamin Franklin Day tile mural stretches further and further along N. 39th St., an unstoppable tile juggernaut.

N. 39th St., Seattle, WA
The wall stretches along the north side of N. 39th St. east from Fremont Ave. N.
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B.F. Day Tile Mural

The B.F. Day tile mural is a community art project started in 1995 by a group of parents who wanted an artistic landmark for the Benjamin Franklin Day School. Steve Roach of Aruba Tile was the artist heavily involved with the project. Community tile-making workshops provided the material for the art. After the initial project was completed, succeeding school classes added murals to the wall, which heads east along N. 39th Street.

[Leo Griffin, 06/04/2012]

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