Topic: Read Theory

Mural City

This Read Theory talks about the city of Philadelphia. The city is fairly well known. It is where the declaration of independence was signed and was one of the first capitals of the US. But it also has many murals. It is said that it is the city with the most murals excluding only Rome. An artist named Jane golden started a program for troubled kids. The kids would work with artists to create the murals. This helped them learn how to work with others and to be responsible. Some of the poorest neighborhoods have amazing murals. there are special buses that take tourists around the city to see the murals.