art, murals, illustration
Block Print illustration
The Market Street Railway Mural
size: 12 by 38 feet (about 3,6 x 11,6 meters)Photo by Michael Rauner Photography.
-- a 12" x 36" POSTER of this mural is available in the shop --
Design and painting by Mona Caron, 2004. See thank-you and credits panel
Location: 300 Church Street @ 15th Street, San Francisco, California. (Google Map)
Theme: The Market Street Railway mural depicts a 180° bird's eye view of San Francisco's Market Street, through different time periods and historical events.
Click here for a virtual tour of this mural, with detail photos and descriptions.
Awards: This mural has won a 2004 San Francisco Beautification Award from San Francisco Beautiful. Additionally, it was awarded a Cerificate of Honor by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, as well as a California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition. It also received an SF Bay Guardian's 2004 "Best Of The Bay" award, a San Francisco Magazine "best of the Bay Area" 2005 award, and the 2005 Precita Eyes Special Recognition Mural Award.
Audio / Video:
[all files are the same video. PC: Right click on link and "save target" to your desktop, then play with windows media player or realplayer. Mac: control-click links and "download linked file as", play w. quicktime.]
Below, some photos of the unveiling party on June 12th, 2004.
Scroll down for more photos.
© Mona Caron
Please get permission before using images