List of Birmingham murals

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This is a List of Birmingham murals including examples within Birmingham proper. The list consists of hand-painted wall murals, whether painted on site or painted onto a backing that was mounted to a wall, indoors or out. Some murals contain advertising, but this list focuses on those where the evident intent is primarily decorative, artistic, or political, rather than commercial.

Outdoor murals

Title Date Artist Size Building Street Address Neighborhood Map Image Notes
2021 World Games mural 2018 Marcus Fetch The Waites 715 Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard South Southside map Mural on The Waites building.jpg
Before I Die 2019 Cindy Chang / Marcus Fetch / public - beneath Rainbow Viaduct 2300 Morris Avenue Central City map
Birmingham Breadworks mural 2016 Andy Jordan Birmingham Breadworks 2408 7th Avenue South Southside map
Birmingham Color Wall 2018 Marcus Fetch / public 142' w. Music Center One Stop 1316 1st Avenue North Central City map
Birmingham Pledge mural 2000 Michael Richardson / Patricia Martin 140' w. Birmingham Police Headquarters 1710 1st Avenue North Central City map Birmingham Pledge mural.jpg
Birmingham Urban Mural 1996-2000 Space One Eleven "City Center Arts" Boutwell Auditorium 810 20th Street North Central City map tile mosaic
Change mural 2017 Darryl Grang & Melissa King Cotu Inc. 321 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard Smithfield map Change mural.jpg incorporates earlier "Dynamite Hill mural". Defaced in 2019.
City Meats mural 2017 Andy Jordan / Woodlawn High School City Meats & Vegetables 5535 1st Avenue North Woodlawn map
Crestwood mural 2015 Paul Cordes Wilm Crestwood Tavern 7769 2nd Avenue South Crestwood North map
Dream the Unthinkable 2014 Magic City Mural Collective / Parker High School Oddo’s Food Center 232 9th Court North Smithfield map
Dynamite Hill mural 2004 G. Bodile Balams J. C. Discount Beauty Supply 321 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard Smithfield map Dynamite Hill mural.jpg expanded into "Change mural". Defaced in 2019.
East Lake Park 1902 2015 David Murray / Java Lewis East Lake Arts 7604 1st Avenue North East Lake map East Lake Park 1902 mural.jpg
Ensley Alive mural 2015 Ukuu Tafari / Ensley Color Project Bethesda Health Center 321 19th Street Ensley Ensley map
Ensley mural 1978 Jerel Cunningham Hope Tee's 1901 Avenue E Ensley Ensley map Birmingham Mural Project
Eyes on Birmingham 2016 Marcus Fetch / Blank Space Birmingham 160' - 3827 1st Avenue North North Avondale map Updated by Fetch April 2020
Forstall Art mural 2017 Shane B. Forstall Art Center 215 20th Street North Central City map
Fountain Heights mural 2011 Darius Hill / ASFA retaining wall 1604 18th Street North Fountain Heights map
Freezing Time 2019 Shane B. 90' long x 3-23' tall retaining wall behind 1919 11th Avenue South Five Points South map commissioned by Ace Graham of Alchemy
Girls Inc. mural 2019 Merrilee Challiss Girls Inc. 5130 8th Court South Crestwood North map
Hop City mural 2016 Drew Lormand Hop City 2924 3rd Avenue South Southside map
It's Awesome to Have You in Avondale 2016 Rob Clifton Avondale Brewing Company office 4117 2nd Avenue South South Avondale map
It's Nice to Have You in Birmingham (Trim Tab Brewing mural) 2014 Magic City Mural Collective 120' w. Trim Tab Brewing 2721 5th Avenue South Southside map crowdfunded
It's Awesome to Have You in Wylam - 50' w. Colston Barber Shop 706 Bank Street Wylam map
John's City Mural 2014 Creighton Tynes / Magic City Mural Collective 50' w. John's City Diner 112 Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard North Central City map Johns City Mural.jpg
Know Your History mural 2016 Tim Kerr Spring Street Firehouse 412 41st Street South South Avondale map
McAlpin Park mural 2006 - 50' w. McAlpin Park swimming pool Ensley map
Martin Flowers mural 2015 Shane B. 50' w. 2102 University Boulevard Five Points South map
North Birmingham Community Mural 2010s Maxway grocery store 2612 30th Avenue North North Birmingham map
North Birmingham EcoScape Mural 2016 Shane B. North Birmingham EcoScape 2930 27th Street North North Birmingham map
North Birmingham Mural 1978 Joyce Smith Birmingham Police Department North Birmingham Precinct 2600 31st Avenue North North Birmingham map Birmingham Mural Project
One City mural 2018 Marcus Fetch Watts Realty Building 300 16th Street South Southside map
Personification of Ensley 2019 Jamie Bonfiglio Gilmer Drugs 413 19th Street Ensley map commissioned by Ensley Alive and Bethesda Life Center
The Place of Peace 2015 Ukuu Tafari 1215 31st Street North Norwood map
Rainbow Wall 2019 Marcus Fetch / community volunteers 500' w. Railroad Reservation / BPA Lot A 2101 Morris Avenue Central City map Rainbow Wall.jpg
Red Cape Robot 2018 John Lytle Wilson 5th Row 2105 Morris Avenue Central City map Red Cape Robot.jpg
The Revolution of Joy 2018 Trés Taylor 30' x 17' Alabama Ballet 2730 1st Avenue South Southside map
Seedling 2020 Erin LeAnn Mitchell 50' w. V G's Hair Studio 1900–1910 Avenue F Ensley map with Ensley Color Project and Living Walls of Atlanta, Georgia
The Sky's the Limit 2017 Marcus Fetch / Blank Space Bham 117 56th Street South 117 56th Street South Woodlawn map
Southtown Court murals 1981 Vance Wesson Southtown Court 2301-2541 University Boulevard Southside map restored 2007, now partially painted over
Stay Cool Birmingham mural 2019 Marcus Fetch / Sean Gilder Service Tech Inc. 441 University Boulevard Glen Iris map faces I-65
Terminal Station mural 2018 Stephen Smith Saab Tire & Automotive 3030 5th Avenue North Industrial Center map
Theater District mural 2016 Andy Jordan / Blank Space Bham 90' x 30' Whitmire Lofts 1826 3rd Avenue North Central City map Theater District mural.jpg crowdfunded
Tree of Hope 2018 Marcus Fetch Good People Brewing Company 114 14th Street South Southside map For the Hope for Autumn Foundation
Trees of Ascension 2016 Chip Ghigna Mojo 2801 7th Avenue South Southside map Trees of Ascension.jpg On plywood panels
University Place mural 2017 Paul Cordes Wilm University Place Apartments 951 18th Street South Five Points South map
Untitled tree mural 1979 Terry Beckham Lincoln Life Building 1831 1st Avenue North Central City map Birmingham Mural Project, modified in 2003 for Jemison Flats
Upside Down City 2016 Marcus Fetch / Blank Space Bham Southside Apartment Co. 3118 6th Avenue South Southside map
Vulcan Mural Project 2015 Stephanie Guckenberger / Kyle Kruse 33' x 18' Graves Building 1820 3rd Alley North Central City map
Wall of Respect unknown Munchies Food Store 4100 5th Avenue South South Avondale map Munchies Wall of Respect.jpg
Walter Coke mural 2018 Itsuko Mckinney 250' w. ERP Coke 3500 35th Avenue North Harriman Park map
Watercress darter mural 2015 Roger Peet / Merrilee Challiss / Creighton Tynes 45' w. Lake Cottage Books 7769 2nd Avenue South South East Lake map Watercress Darter mural.jpg
Welcome to Birmingham mural 20192020 Blank Space Bham 50' wide Fashions Hair Care 1518 3rd Avenue North Fountain Heights map Birmingham mural banner.jpg
Welcome to East Lake mural 2015 Moses Presnell / Blank Space Bham 36' w. Cigar Shoppe of Birmingham 7617 1st Avenue North East Lake map Welcome to East Lake mural.jpg
Wings over Avondale 2018 Marcus Fetch Painted Shovel Auctions 409 41st Street South South Avondale map vandalized and repainted in 2018
Woodlawn Community mural 2018 Rob Clifton / Moses Pressnell / Blank Space Bham Cyclorama 6 55th Place South Woodlawn map Commissioned by Project Corporate Leadership
Yankees mural 2012 Stephen Smith Wininger Law Firm 513 Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard North Central City map Yankees mural.jpg

Former outdoor murals

Title Dates Artist Size Building Street Address Neighborhood Map Image Notes
Beauty 1970s-? Martha Johnson 140' wide Birmingham Realty Annex / Greater Birmingham Arts Alliance 2112 1st Avenue North Central City map Birmingham Mural Project. Painted over before 2008.
Before I Die 2013 Cindy Chang / Marcus Fetch / public - Wood Wade Building 1301 1st Avenue South Southside map recreated on Morris Avenue
It's Nice to Have You in Birmingham (Woodlawn mural) 2014-2016 Magic City Mural Project Freddy's Auto Detail 5512 1st Avenue South Woodlawn map Its Nice to Have You mural.jpg
It Takes a Village -2016 Glenn Wood vacant store 100 South Park Road Germania Park map It Takes a Village mural.jpg
Geo-Chromatic Progress 1978-2009 Michael Mojher Adams Design Associates 22nd Street North Central City map Geo-Chromatic Progress.jpg Birmingham Mural Project
Reading Room 2004-2016 Patricia Martin Gus's Hot Dogs 1915 4th Avenue North Central City map
Secrets of the Ages 1970s-? Elgin Carver 19th Street and 3rd Avenue North Central City map Birmingham Mural Project.
Today to Tonight 1978-2010s Michael Mojher Jefferson County EMA 712-714 19th Street North Central City map Today to Tonight.jpg Birmingham Mural Project
Untitled 1978-1980s Steve Skidmore 21st Street and 7th Avenue North Central City Birmingham Mural Project


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