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Recreation by Alvin Carter

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Recreation by Alvin Carter This 1977 mural by Alvin Carter is one of the oldest surviving murals in the area and even survived the recent reconstruction of the Jimmy Lee Recreation Center.

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Dale Street Greenhouse Mural by Alvin Carter

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Dale Street Greenhouse Mural This 1997 mural by Alvin Carter is painted on the side of a garage next to the old Dale Street Greenhouse. The greenhouse has since been torn down and the remaining building converted into a community center. But the garage and the mural still stand (at least for now).

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Untitled by Alvin Carter

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Mural Near Selby Ave. Created by Calvin Carter in 1996, this untitled mural is just off Selby Avenue in St. Paul. The features are sharp and striking and there’s something very resolute about that woman’s face. There’s a certain power there.

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African American Family Services Mural by Alvin Carter, Leroy Kyles and Kendall Bohn

Friday, December 7th, 2007

African American Family Services This mural was commissioned by African American Family Services and was created by Calvin Carter, Leroy Kyles and Kendall Bohn. It celebrates the black community in St. Paul, showing a diverse range of leadership positions and occupations–“Regular folks making a better community.”

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