Chicago Walls Murals Street Art

When launching Style Charade, I wanted Chicago street art at the center of the blog’s story. One of the most frequent questions that I get is, “where is that wall?!” Therefore, I created a guide to all of my favorite murals, street art, and colored walls in Chicago.

This list is by no means conclusive. As with all street art, murals, and walls, things are constantly changing, so you may arrive to something different than what has been pictured here.

Additionally, I try to include details on the artists, but some info simply couldn’t be found. Please contact me if you have that info – I’ll update accordingly!

RULES OF THE WALL GUIDE ->

1. Directly link to this page if you use it to photograph content for your blog or website.

2. Use the hash tag #WallCharades on social media posts (Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Facebook). Feel free to mention me as well – I love seeing posts!

3. Credit the artists by mentioning or tagging them in your social media posts whenever possible!

Without further ado, here is my guide to the best street art, murals, and colored walls in Chicago!

xoxo,
Jenn
#WallCharades

01.03.2016

Chicago Street Art

GREETINGS FROM CHICAGO

Artist: Victor Ving & Lisa Beggs

Location: 2236 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL {Logan Square}

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Red White Mural Wall Street Art Pilsen

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE WALL

Artist: Rubén Aguirre

Location: W 16th St and Ashland Ave Chicago, IL {Pilsen}

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Color Brick Wall South Loop Chicago

MULTICOLOR BRICK WALL

Location: E 8th St between Michigan and Wabash, Chicago, IL {South Loop}

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Pink Red Heart Garage Door Bucktown Chicago

HEART EMOJI WALL

Location: 1820 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL {Bucktown}

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Blue White Mural Milwaukee Ave Chicago

BLUE AND WHITE WALL

Artist: Cody Hudson

Location: 2439 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL {West Bucktown}

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  • Maya McDonald

    Holy moley Jen, this is EPIC! What an awesome list – and even more awesome outfits! xx

    • Gah! Thanks, Maya!!! It means a lot that you took the time to read this and comment. So excited to see what you have up your sleep for Charmingly Styled and Wandeleur. Excited to hang out soon too! xoxo

  • This is AMAZING, Jenn!

    • Thanks, Lauren!!! Hope to see you soon!!

  • Megan

    This is awesome Jenn! Thanks for sharing and for all the AMAZING content you produce!

  • Yasssss! Thanks so much for sharing this! Not surprised to see that many of them are in Pilsen <3

  • Thanks, Erika! Pilsen has so many – it’s hard to keep up! Have an awesome week!

  • I’m so glad you did this. What an awesome compilation! I’m sure there will be a volume two anytime now 😉 My eye for finding them in Chicago has now moved to SLC and I have gobs of them in my phone! You will have to come out and play with me!!

    • Definitely!!! I have no doubt you have found such amazing murals in SLC – it’s tempting to come out your way and you must come back to Chicago!! Stay in touch, okay?!

  • Chicago has so many cool walls

    Have a happy new year!

    xo

    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

  • Obsessed with this! Loving the walls and the looks are of course perfection! Have a great week doll!

    xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

  • Leyla

    Awh! I’m in love with this whole post and with you! Such an epic gallery but I must say, your outfits and the walls are perfect together.

    http://www.secondcitymom.com

  • Thank you for sharing this! I have enjoyed watching your style journey this past year on Instagram. Can’t wait to see what you dream up in 2016. Happy New Year Jenn!

  • Yay, Jenn! What a beautiful portfolio you’ve acquired over the year! Such beauty and wanderlust!

  • I mean, this is basically the best blog post I’ve ever seen. Ever. Like, ever.

    I’m obsessed.

    xx

    Isn’t That Charming. & Wandeleur

  • So many awesome walls!!

    http://xoxobella.com

  • This a-maz-ing! Thanks for sharing, Jenn!

    xo, Laura
    brightandbeautifulblog.com

  • Erin’s Inside Job

    This is epic. Thanks so much!!

  • That’s so amazing, Jen! Thanks so much for sharing! I’ve been trying to find all of these pretty walls, so this is hugely helpful! The one on Irving Park is across the street from my apt 😉 I almost feel like we need to commission a “blogger” wall!

  • Whoa! I’ll be moving out to Chicago this summer to join my boyfriend who has been there since college. Super excited to explore the city and check some of these out along the way!
    -E

    amie-eo.blogspot.com

  • Yummy post, gorgeous photos! Thanks for sharing

  • AlisonSheath

    Why can’t you find this kind of bold, colourful wall in England!!!! So jealous
    http://www.theglitterfashionista.blogspot.com

  • Alyssa Loring

    I love this! Does anyone know if there’s something like this compiled for Boston?

    Alyssa
    Feathers and Stripes

  • Vera Sawicki

    This is such an amazing post!!

    Blonde in Cashmere

  • Seriously thank you for posting this. I always see you Chicago style bloggers posting in front of those adorable walls. I may be out there for business this summer so this makes me want to bookmark your post so I can join in all the fun pics!!

    Meghan | BeyondBasicBlog.com

  • Jen, this is super helpful! I always wondered where these place are! Thanks for this awesome guide!

    xo Mariam
    http://www.thepetitebijou.com

  • Veronica Levy

    Love it Jenn!! Next up, San Francisco guide please 😉

  • So thrilled to see this update Jenn!! And am especially appreciative that you’re so diligent about giving the artists due credit!!

    Xoxo,

    Ashley || Sed Bona

    • Thanks Ashley! Hope you’re having a great week!

  • This is amazing!! I now need to book a flight to Chicago 😉 Thanks for sharing!
    xox Tess | Sequins are the New Black

  • danthony

    hi, do you remember the artist of the pink dripping wall mural? i can’t seem to find the name of the artist. it’s too bad it got painted over!

    • Hi! Sorry – I never found out who did that one. I was bummed to see it gone as well! Have a great Thursday!

      • danthony

        aww nuts! thanks though. enjoy your thursday as well!

  • I reference this guide ALL the time. Thanks so much for sharing, it’s SOOOOO helpful! xo