:: 49ers Mural at Walgreens on 23rd and Mission, SF ::

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What a whirlwind of a week we just had … To think that this mural was originally only meant to be used in Bailey’s “Who’s Got It Better” music video, but then spiraling into a media event is amazing! So here’s the breakdown. We contacted Precita Eyes Mural Center to ask about venues we could talk to in regards to finding the Niners mural a permanent home. Abe Bitar at the Walgreens on 23rd and Mission accepted us with open arms so we moved forward immediately. The first day of mounting the artwork at Walgreens a reporter from Mission Local came to interview us. After mounting the artwork we got a lead on someone who worked at KTVU and followed up. The next day, New Year’s Eve, Mike Mibach from KTVU interviews Tim and aired the story the same night. During this whole time Tim has been in contact with Vernon Davis’s publicist, Theodore Palmer, trying to get him to come out and sign the mural. Tim announces this during the KTVU interview. The media caught on and the rest was madness. I give it up to my partner, Tim Hon, for making the push in finding this mural a permanent home and getting in touch with the proper people. Many thanks to the SF community for the encouragement and support during the process! For murals: www.illuminaries.net

KTVU Ch.2 – Local Artists Paint Mural (video)
NBC Ch.3 – Vernon Davis Honored (video)
Bailey “Who’s Got It Better” (video)
Comcast Sports Net – Lunchbox Episode (video)
Associated Press – 49er Fans Ask ‘Who’s Got It Better Than Us? (video) 

Mission Local – Mural Unveiling (article)
Mission Local – Vernon Davis Signs Mural (article + pics)
Strive Films – Vernon Davis Signing Mural (video)
SF BAY – Vernon Davis Steps into Mission To Unveil Mural (article)

Ashby Lumber
Action Rentals SF
Vernon Davis
Theodore Palmer
Antone Barnes at Modern Class Design
Ron Tien
J. Matheson
Kababayan Fast Food
Matt Straus of Reelize


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