Curt Getmann at the Sprout Fund and artist Leslie Ansley provided this explaination for Life in Motion, "This mural’s colorful and energetic design emerged after weeks of meeting with community groups, who felt it should express the diversity of Central Northside. The design reflects the diversity of the community through representation of different ages, races, and genders, as well as the vibrant restoration of the neighborhood and its people. Along with diversity, members of the Northside community wanted the mural to depict a popular community pastime known as stooping – the act of sitting on your stoop and visiting your neighbors as they pass by, which is a fundamental way of communicating and building neighborhood connections. The painting of this mural by Monique Luck and Leslie Ansley was part of a larger community effort to transform a vacant lot into a beautiful and functional gathering space with a garden, playground equipment, trees, art, and benches. Community members, Home Depot, Kaboom (a national nonprofit dedicated to playground construction) and the Sprout Fund created this park in just one day! Together, the mural and the park combine a comfortable gathering space with true aesthetic beauty."
Created on January 1, 1970
506 Jacksonia Street, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
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Marker details

Date created1970-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Camera usedCanon EOS REBEL T4i
Marker typeartwork
CountryUnited States