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The Top Nine Mosaic Murals in San Francisco:
An historical survey...

1999
MISSION CREEK MOSAIC MURAL
Harrison St. at 16th St., on Northeast corner
By Lillian Sizemore and Laurel True

A colorful pictorial mural of San Francisco and the Mission Creek from an historical perspective. The piece contains over 120 tile colors, 64 sections, and is 15 ft. x 8.5 ft. The detailed imagery was inspired by photographs of the area from the 1860s. The mural features native plants and the original bridge, which once crossed the river at the very intersection where the mural is located. Commissioned by Madrina Group, it is the first artwork announcing a pedestrian and bicycle greenbelt project for the city. Learn more about the Bikeway Project at www.missioncreek.org. Ceramic tile, mirror.