Italian Market to Replace Frank Rizzo Mural in South Philly

Jun 05, 2020 1741

Hours after the statue of Frank Rizzo was removed from the steps of the city’s Municipal Services Building, officials announced they would replace the mural of the controversial former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner near the Italian Market in South Philadelphia. 

“Together, The S. 9th Street Shopping District, the property owners and the Mural Arts program are working to create a new mural, that better represents the fabric of S. 9th Street to replace the current Frank Rizzo mural,” a spokesperson for the South 9th Street Italian Market wrote Wednesday. 

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