2017-10-06 / Front Page

Mural mirrors magnetism of Five Points



Artist Chad Brady puts the finishing touches on the mural on the side of the Pecknel building in Five Points before the unveiling ceremony October 1. The mural depicts why people come to Five Points. Brady who lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, was commissioned to paint the mural. 
Photo by Phillip Jones Artist Chad Brady puts the finishing touches on the mural on the side of the Pecknel building in Five Points before the unveiling ceremony October 1. The mural depicts why people come to Five Points. Brady who lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, was commissioned to paint the mural. Photo by Phillip Jones

Artist Chad Brady (c) stands with the Five Points Association members at the unveiling of the mural on the side of the Pecknel building in Five Points October 1. The project was a year and half in the making. Partners in the project were Five Points Association, Drip, and Pecknel. The location is a popular gathering place for families and friends to take selfies and group shots. Pictured (l-r) Randy Dennis, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Abi Snyder, FPA Board Member; Richard Burts, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Amy Beth Franks, FPA Executive Director and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Columbia City Councilman Howard Duvall; Mary Gilkerson, One Columbia; Chad Brady, artist; Lauren Strickland, FPA Executive Assistant and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Kelly Tabor, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Dennis Hiltner, FPA Board Member; Paul Morgan, (from Pecknel Music Company) member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Jon Sears, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee. Not pictured was Sean McCrossin, owner of Drip. 
Photo by Phillip Jones Artist Chad Brady (c) stands with the Five Points Association members at the unveiling of the mural on the side of the Pecknel building in Five Points October 1. The project was a year and half in the making. Partners in the project were Five Points Association, Drip, and Pecknel. The location is a popular gathering place for families and friends to take selfies and group shots. Pictured (l-r) Randy Dennis, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Abi Snyder, FPA Board Member; Richard Burts, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Amy Beth Franks, FPA Executive Director and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Columbia City Councilman Howard Duvall; Mary Gilkerson, One Columbia; Chad Brady, artist; Lauren Strickland, FPA Executive Assistant and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Kelly Tabor, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Dennis Hiltner, FPA Board Member; Paul Morgan, (from Pecknel Music Company) member of the Postcard Mural Committee; Jon Sears, FPA Board Member and member of the Postcard Mural Committee. Not pictured was Sean McCrossin, owner of Drip. Photo by Phillip Jones

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