murals http://kalw.org en City Visions: Coit Tower, restored http://kalw.org/post/city-visions-coit-tower-restored <p>City Visions July 14, 2014: What are the stories behind the newly completed restoration of Coit Tower and its famed murals? City Visions host Joseph Pace speaks with the architect, conservator and city officials responsible for the $1.7 million project, and explores the monument’s artistic, historical and social significance in San Francisco.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cassandra Costello, Property Manager, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:28:45 +0000 City Visions 46348 at http://kalw.org City Visions: Coit Tower, restored The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District http://kalw.org/post/vibrant-muralismo-san-francisco-s-mission-district <p>Street art has long been at the heart of San Francisco&rsquo;s Mission District. With its colorful wall murals, it has been called the largest concentration of public painting in the world, embodying culture, passion, and activism. It would be quite a treat if you could see hundreds of the Mission&#39;s murals in one place &ndash; well, now you can.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:20:05 +0000 Hana Baba 13960 at http://kalw.org The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District