Posts Tagged ‘Rik Freeman’

D.C.’s Historic Murals Are Disappearing

As public works of art are torn down or disappear behind new developments, a vital part of District culture vanishes.

One of Rik Freeman’s Earliest Murals Will Likely Be Destroyed. Tomorrow, He Gets an Award.

“Artworks that existed before a neighborhood or demographic part of that history.”

Planned Eight-Story Development Threatens U Street Mural

If you know your D.C. history, you know that Marvin Gaye was born here. You might also know he attended Cardozo High School, where he joined his first band, the D.C. Tones. Walk by the eastern façade of the Oswego building at 1326 U St. NW, where Pure Lounge now is, and you'll see a [...]