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Philadelphia

Three old Italian funeral homes share this South Philadelphia parking lot.  The mural memorializes a local hero, the operatic tenor and 1950's pop star Mario Lanza.  Not a great tenor, not a great painting, but from the heart.

There are high resolution mosaic photos of this and other murals at http://tksharpless.net/PhillyMurals/.

Copyright: Thomas k sharpless
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12000x6000
Uploaded: 10/01/2012
Updated: 30/06/2014
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Tags: mural; streetscape; philadelphia
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