Lexington’s Distillery District Murals

This blog is a little different from what I usually post, but I find murals and street art really fascinating. This set of murals, graffiti, and street art is found in the Distillery District of Lexington, KY.

When you turn onto Manchester Street, you will soon see a huge mural on the side of the Pepper Distillery that caused some controversy in the area because of perceived gang related signs. The French born artist, MTO, painted “My name is MO” with spray paint. Though it may not be my favorite, it's definitely impressive.

The mural was painted in 2014. (PRHBTN 2014)


 

 

Across the street, there is a mural of Einstein painted on a garage door. Not much is known about this mural or who the artist may be.

Einstein Mural on Manchester

Artist unknown

Some graffiti on the side of a building on Manchester Street.

 

Whimsical art on the bottom portion of a wall on Manchester

Broken glass panels along Manchester Street on the Pepper Distillery

You can see what remainins of these two murals of individuals (above).

Artist- Paul Bloas

Colorful art along Manchester

 

Dead Bee Mural on old cement water well

Monochromatic Painting

Artist ROA from Belgium. (PRHBTN -October 2014)

Graffiti at the base of the water tower.

The tower boasts it's own artwork

Telescopic Eye on a Water Tower

Artist Phlegm -2013

 

Solar System painted on Manchester Street

More color

Some various shots of the area near the base of the water well.

 

A part of a mural by Dronex (2013)

 

I just thought these shots were neat.

 

One the back of Ethereal Brewing, there is a really cool mural painted. You can't see this one from the street. It's on the backside of the building.

Balancing Table

Artist Phlegm (PRHBTN 2013)

Ethereal Brewing

Bourbon coffee advertisement


Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge in the distillery district has become a popular place to go.

 

As you leave Manchester Street Distillery District, you can catch sight of this mural on the side of Dogtown Daycare and Boarding. The artist was Danny Diamond. Lexington's Big Blue building can be seen in the painting.

 

There are so many murals in the area I hope to photograph. These were all very close together in the same district. Hope you enjoyed seeing some of these works!

Laura

 

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