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PHOTOS: The Wendy’s at Dave Thomas Circle Gets a Mural Makeover

Artists will be painting the former fast food joint until September 17.

PHOTOS: The Wendy’s at Dave Thomas Circle Gets a Mural Makeover
Murals have begun to take shape on the site of the former Wendy's at Dave Thomas Circle. Photographs by David Andrews

Drivers at the intersection of New York Ave, Florida Ave, and First Street NE can check out a mural in progress the next time they’re stuck in traffic. Artists TRAV & EMJAY are currently painting a massive fresco on the facade of the former Wendy’s as part of the DC Walls Festival, in collaboration with the NoMa BID and NPR. Passersby can watch the painting in action until September 17. Here’s a look at the process:








 

David Andrews
Editorial Fellow