Chunk of Seven-Story Center City Mural Falls, Crushes Two Cars
— Dave Kinchen 🇺🇸FOX 🌎 (@DKinchenFOX29) January 23, 2017
No injuries were reported in the collapse of the mural, which is titled “Independence Starts Here” and is located near Broad and Race streets, above Hahnemann University Hospital’s Feinstein parking lot.
— Alan Wheeler (@AlanWheelerCBS3) January 23, 2017
The mural was commissioned by Mural Arts and installed by Donald Gensler between 2006 and 2008.
Philly is home to more than 3,800 murals – and about 1,000 of those murals likely need maintenance attention, according to the Inquirer.
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