Pueblo, Colorado: Levee Mural: World's Largest Painting (Gone)

Paintings by 1970s university art students on the 3.5 mile concrete levee were first considered undesirable graffiti. Later became an embraced public art project designated as the World's Largest Continuous Painting, with over 1,000 artists contributing cartoons, historical scenes, and scrawls that still looked like graffiti.

Pueblo Levee Mural Project

Directions:
On the Arkansas near 4th St. and the 55 mile marker (near intersection of Chapa Pl. and 4th St.). More visible along Corona Ave.
Hours:
April 2019: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Levee Mural: World's Largest Painting

This is gone! So sad.

[Amy Moore, 04/27/2019]

The murals -- technically graffiti -- were destroyed when the levee walls on which they were painted underwent extensive repairs. There is talk among Pueblo artists that new murals will be painted when the repairs are completed next year.

Levee mural.

Pueblo Levee Mural Project

Pueblo Levee Mural Project: 3.5 mile mural on the Arkansas near 4th street and the 55 mile marker (near intersection of Chappa and 4th street).

[Denise And Bob, 08/21/2014]

Guinness World Records measures it as the "World's Largest Continuous Painting."


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