Girl Scouts paint mural under Kenilworth overpass in Oak Park

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By Anna Lothson

Staff Reporter

Girl Scouts from Grace Lutheran Church in River Forest, Troop No. 41490, spruced up the train underpass at Kenilworth Avenue in Oak Park this week with their original art project.

Troop members Kyle Smith, Sydney Tzeng, Lucy Best, and Helen and Grace Files created a colorful mural with the theme "solutions to pollution," reminding people to engage in environmental friendly practices. The actions demonstrated were things like biking and walking more, using wind and solar power and reducing the use of plastic bags.

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Posted: July 29th, 2012 9:47 PM

Would be nice to have all of them done. I'm certain young artist would love to show off their work for a nominal fee. Also, seems the VOP would fix the streets underneath the train as well--terrible!

Galen Gockel from oak park  

Posted: July 28th, 2012 12:44 PM

Good for them;it looks great. The Union Pacific underpasses are among the least attractive features of Oak Park.

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