‘An Ode to Parramore’: Local artists unveil new murals celebrating history, heart and heritage

ORLANDO, Fla. — The historic Parramore neighborhood has a new look.

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Located just west of Interstate 4 near downtown Orlando, visitors and residents will see three new murals called “An Ode to Parramore: Three Walls. Three Artists. One Community.”

Photos: Local artists unveil new murals celebrating history, heart and heritage

Parramore Main Street and Art of Collab recruited local artists who focused their visions on the history, heritage and the heart of Parramore.

People who live in the neighborhood got to give their input on what they wanted to see on the murals.

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The Orlando City Council voted to establish Parramore as its own Orlando Main Street last week, creating another arm that will specifically serve the Parramore community and black-owned businesses and neighborhoods.

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“Murals are a true piece of community public art,” Natasha Gaye, Parramore Main Street’s executive director, said. “This project will encourage art in underutilized spaces, and we will work directly with locals on relevant imagery to incorporate within the mural.”

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