Peoria, Illinois: MG Car Planter

Old MG sports car has been turned into an outdoor urban planter with colorful murals on the sides.
1323 SW Adams St., Peoria, IL
West edge of downtown, on the northeast corner of IL-116/S. MacArthur Hwy and SW Adams St.
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MG Car Planter And Mural

This MG sports car has a garden in its trunk and an ever-changing mural on each side. It's in downtown is Peoria, outside C.T. Gabbert Remodeling and Construction.

[Jill Peterson, 07/31/2020]

The novel planter was built in 2015 by Joe Gabbert. He also paints the art on the outside.

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