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6 Murals You’ve Instagrammed if You Live in Petworth

Photo by @crsalaz on Instagram.

If murals are art on buildings, then Petworth is a museum where you never have to go inside.

Geral do Mural "Senhora dos Tempos" | ?: @acidumproject

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Brazilian street artists Robezio Marqs and Tereza Dequinta added this to Kansas Ave. over the course of 3 days last July.

A little bit of neighborhood love for you this morning! #chuckbrown #gogomusic #petworth #notaswamp #fotoDC

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This tribute mural to the Godfather of Go-Go, across from Petworth Metro, may not be around much longer. A new 21-unit mixed use apartment complex is slated to go up in its place.

If only all markets had this much flare. #petworth #igdc #exploredc #mydccool #localdc

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These happy doors are at Warder and Rock Creek Church Roads.

#twistedhorn #latergram

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Outside the Twisted Horn, now known as Hank’s Cocktail Bar, on 818 Upshur St.

Seen in the city. #mural #streetart #seenindc #petworth #dc #nofilter

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This Dali-esque piece that went up at Rock Creek Church Road and Georgia Ave. may be slightly more Park View than Petworth.

Petworth residents Tom Pipkin and Rob Mandle brought this mural to the alley wall along 843 Upshur St NW.

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Rosa joined Washingtonian in 2016 after graduating from Mount Holyoke College. She covers arts and culture for the magazine. She’s written about anti-racism efforts at Woolly Mammoth Theatre, dinosaurs in the revamped fossil hall at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum, and the horrors of taking a digital detox. When she can, she performs with her family’s Puerto Rican folkloric music ensemble based in Jersey City. She lives in Adams Morgan.