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Boise, Idaho: Freak Alley

The walls of an otherwise anonymous urban alley have been transformed into a colorful gallery of spray-can art.

211 N. 8th St., Boise, ID
Downtown. Entrance is on the west side of N. 8th St. midway between w. Bannock and W. Idaho Sts.
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Freak Alley.

Freak Alley

Really cool artwork, actually lots -- a good amount to look at in Freak Alley.

[LandShark, 08/29/2021]

Freak Alley.

Freak Alley

Locals spray paint on what would be a dingy alley if it weren't so beautifully covered.

[Julie, 04/14/2021]

Freak Alley.

Freak Alley

All kinds of different styles and ideas, just as the name implies.

[Jeremiah, 08/14/2018]

Freak Alley murals.

Freak Alley

Freak Alley is a walk downtown where artists have painted graffiti throughout.

[Ann Cook, 04/11/2018]

A clever way for Boise to contain the artistic spew of its spray-can Michelangelos. As with all unofficial public murals, the lifespan of individual Freak Alley artworks can be fleeting. There's a mural event in early August every year since 2011.

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