BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After five months and the efforts of numerous volunteers, the Heart of Baltimore is ready to go up.
The heart is eight feet tall and six feet wide. The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore teamed up with “Art With a Heart” for the project to celebrate its 20th anniversary.READ MORE: MVA's Bus Driver Day To Streamline Process For Applicants To Get Commercial License
What better way to wrap up Valentines Day? Shelonda and Lauren are two of more than 1,000 youth and adult volunteers creating this amazing 8'x6' piece of art that will go up on Pratt Street later this year thanks to our friends at Art with a Heart. pic.twitter.com/IKl5Hohmaw
— Downtown Baltimore (@DowntownBalt) February 15, 2021READ MORE: Ocean City Promises "Zero Tolerance" For Lawbreakers At Unsanctioned H20i Car Event
The goal was to create something for the community, by the community.
The nonprofit has created more than 300 murals or mosaics to beautify Baltimore. The heart will go up along Pratt Street between Charles and Hanover streets.MORE NEWS: New Trial Ordered For Shawn Little Convicted In Mistaken Identity Killing Of Ray Glasgow, 17