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  • Conservation process continues for La Casa’s beloved mural

    A team of workers removes a section of a mural at the former location of La Casa Cultura Latina

    Mike Baur, center, works a pulley as other workers from art-handling company Terry Dowd Inc. remove a section of a mural from the front room of 510 E. Chalmers St., the birthplace of La Casa Cultural Latina and former home of the U. of I.’s department of Latina/Latino studies. The mural is being removed for cleaning and preservation. Employees pictured are, from left, Kyle Riley, Darren Burge, Mike Baur, Marantz Moon and  Darren Martin.

     

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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