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In 2014, construction began on the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
In 2016, Atlanta won its bid to host Super Bowl 53.
And in 2018, the city teamed up with arts organization WonderRoot to ensure Atlanta puts its best foot forward next year.
Just as some may prepare for a big occasion with a new outfit, Atlanta will be decked out with 30 new murals by the time fans descend upon the city for the big game.
The AJC recently caught up with the Executive Director of WonderRoot and one of the artists involved in its new initiative, “Off the Wall”. Listen as they talk about capturing Atlanta’s civil and human rights legacy through the upcoming murals.
The AJC’s weekly accessAtlanta podcast brings you the stories that make our eclectic city one of a kind. Go with us behind the scenes for interviews with the people who create movies, music and art that’s making waves around the world. We’ll share some fun things to do in Atlanta over the next 10 days, too.
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