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Lexington rainbow mural, 1983

Posted on July 29, 2019 | in Uncategorized | by

The Lexington rainbow mural was about all that remained of the former Philip Gall & Son sporting goods building at 230 West Main St. in downtown Lexington, as workmen took down the last wall on October 26, 1983. The space was being cleared for a downtown retail and office complex called the Lexington Galleria, to be developed by the Webb Companies. This and the adjacent World Coal Center never happened. Instead the Lexington Financial Center (commonly known as the Big Blue Building) was developed. The site shown here is now the location of its parking garage. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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