The Mural Building: American Writers Museum

Wintrust

Our current mural celebrates a new cultural addition to Chicago and the first of its kind in the nation: the American Writers Museum. A place to learn about the rich history of American authors, the museum highlights all genres, subjects and styles of writing from every region of the U.S. In our mural, we used

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The Mural Building: Bernie’s Book Bank

Wintrust

Our current mural celebrates the importance of literacy—especially financial literacy—and highlights a great local organization working to encourage reading and education: Bernie’s Book Bank.  Bernie’s Book Bank facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution of new and gently used children’s books to increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. The organization

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The Mural Building: City Year

Wintrust

Our current mural highlights City Year, an organization that works to combat the external factors and obstacles that interfere with Chicago students reaching their full potential. The organization has identified three warning signs that indicate a student is at risk of dropping out: poor attendance, disruptive behavior and course failure in math and English. City

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The Mural Building: Chicago History Museum

Wintrust

Our current mural highlights the Chicago History Museum and its newest exhibit: Lincoln’s Undying Words. The artwork brings Abraham Lincoln’s most powerful speeches to life using pops of color, handwritten quotes and iconic imagery. The art celebrates history and a man who used his pen as a sword in the midst of Civil War. With

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The Mural Building: Navy Pier

Wintrust

When Wintrust took over the lease on the iconic Mural Building along the Kennedy Expressway in 2013, the goal was to feature local non-profits, community groups and events that are improving the greater Chicago community. There’s been artwork inspired by The Great Chicago Fire Hydrants project, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana,

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