Matt Baume from Bay Area Reporter has the exclusive:
A proposed mural depicting the LGBT history of Polk Street may never be painted due to objections from neighbors.
The mural is a joint project of the Lower Polk Neighbors and the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, intended to instill local pride while beautifying a blank wall on the side of Hemlock Alley.
In fall of 2010, an LPN committee selected two neighborhood artists, Helen Bayly and Aaron Bo Heimlich, and asked them to design a mural depicting the influence of Polk Street’s Beat poet community on the LGBT movement.
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