Over 450 murals decorate the Mission District. SoMa boasts over 130, and nearly 100 festoon the Tenderloin. Building-side murals are part of San Francisco's history, culture, and attitude.
But there's more to the mural tradition than just the Mission. Almost every neighborhood has at least one mural to call its own (or did, before it was lost to time), even if you've never noticed. Here are a few of the city's more obscure parapet portraits, fixed to surfaces in neighborhoods where you're probably not on the lookout for them.
While you’re at it, check out Curbed SF’s guide to San Francisco’s best public art.Read More