12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Culture and the Arts
The Center of America

The Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago is known for its vibrant Latino culture and for its murals. This mural, while others may have more artistic flair, speaks of this neighborhood perfectly. Adding the dumpster and the "Shaq" tag at the bottom made me smile at just what American actually is.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: DSLR-A230
Copyright: © Ian Kimmer