Most Riveran Mural

Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center by Fidencio Duran

Diego Rivera, the Granddaddy of muralists everywhere, would be proud to see this one. The two 25-foot tall murals inside the Rec. Center were painted around the rear and front entranceways and tell the story of the three men who organized the Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebrations (Mexican Independence Day) at Zaragoza Park in 1929. With his attention to detail and a craftsmanship that brings to mind Rivera himself, Duran also managed to paint a potent narration of the Mexican Revolution and its vital influence on the Zaragoza neighborhood.

Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center
2608 Gonzales, 512/472-7142

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