Sep 25, 2020 1 min read

Sneak Peek: Ingleside’s Newest Mural To Be Painted This Weekend

Ingleside Wildflowers
The arts nonprofit First Amendment, the Ocean Avenue Association and the Ingleside Merchants Association worked together to place a mural on Ocean Avenue harking back to when the neighborhood was undeveloped and full of wildflowers. Alex Mullaney/Ingleside Light

The 1100 block of Ocean Avenue will soon have a new mural depicting the neighborhood when it was an undeveloped valley full of wildflowers.

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An unassuming brick wall on the 1100 block of Ocean Avenue is getting a makeover this weekend with a mural.

Paid for by District 7 Participatory Budgeting funds and approved by the San Francisco Arts Commission, the nonprofit First Amendment’s lead muralist Antoine Marnata will place “Ingleside Wildflowers” on a neglected PG&E substation wall. (Disclosure: This journalist organized the mural.)

The mural is inspired by a postcard from the 1800s depicting the neighborhood before it was developed. It’s expected to be completed on Sunday, Sept. 27, Marnata said.


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