PHOTOS: Must see murals in Birmingham

It’s no secret Birmingham is home to some beautiful sights—especially when it comes to murals. We compiled all of our past guides and added new murals to make one big list. Here are 50 (and counting) of our favorite murals in the Magic City. We’ll keep adding, so make sure to check back for updates!

Downtown

It’s Nice to Have You in Birmingham on the side of John’s City Diner, 112 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd

The Jungle mural by @shanebnsa on the side of Forstall Art Center, 211 20th St. N

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Wininger Baseball mural by @stephensmithfineart and @tymcornell, 517 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N

Want to see the New York Yankees play in Birmingham? Visit the Wininger mural on Richard Arrington Blvd. N. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Before I Die mural by @marcusfetch on Morris Ave

Robot and Monkey mural by @johnlytlewilson on Morris Ave

OneWheel Jesus mural by @pcwilm between Morris Ave and 23rd St.

Welcome to Birmingham mural, Max Birmingham Station 1600 Morris Ave

The Birmingham Promise mural designed by Michael Richardson and Patricia Martin on the side of the Birmingham Police Headquarters, 1st Ave. and 17th St. N

Theatre District mural by @blankspacebham and @brother_andy located in a parking lot on 3rd Avenue North next to the Lyric and Alabama Theatre

Vulcan Mural by @blankspacebham next to the Theatre District mural, 1818 3rd Ave N

With Every Fall, Comes Spring mural by @marcusfetch and @seanmgilder at Good People Brewing Co. for the @hopeforautumn, 114 14th St. S

One City mural on the side of Watt’s Realty by @marcusfetch at the corner of 16th St. and 3rd Ave S

Birmingham Color Wall, a community mural + two additions by @easful_essence and @vesselsartstudio on the 1300 block of 1st Ave N

Mural at the Church of the Reconciler, 112 14th St N by @blankspacebham and @marcusfetch

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Mural at the Church of the Reconciler. Photo by Pat Byington

Ted’s Restaurant mural + a miniature Birmingham around back by @bbonardd, 328 12th St. S

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Birmingham Breadworks mural by @brother_andy, 2408 7th Ave S

Rotary Trail mural by @joamodecor@brother_andy@illartpeace@ahmadaustinart and @catrionahegarty on 23rd St. S

Alabama Ballet mural by @trelili on 2726 1st Ave S

Rooted in Alabama mural by @masonplusdixon at Pepper Place

Hop City mural by @lowsparkarts at 2924 3rd Ave S.

Birmingham
Southside’s newest mural commemorating Hop City’s 5th Anniversary – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Colorful Eyes mural by @blankspacebham on 1st Ave. N and 39th St.

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Iconic mural on 1st Avenue North and 39th Street near the Birmingham Water Works

Stay Cool, Birmingham mural by @marcusfetch and @seanmgilder located on the back of Service Tech Inc., 441 University Boulevard (Best viewed from I65 South)

Together There Will Always be a Way YWCA community mural on 3rd Ave. N between 23rd and 24th St.

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YWCA mural on 3rd Ave. North between 23rd and 24th. Photo by Pat Byington

It’s Nice to Have You in Birmingham mural by @mcmcbhm at Trim Tab at 2721 5th Ave S

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Trim Tab’s Brewery on Birmingham’s Southside. Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Mayawell Bar rabbit mural on the corner of 29th St S and 4th Ave S by @brother_andy

Mayawell Bar Mural. Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

World Games 2021 mural on The Waites apartment and condo building by Marcus Fetch

World Games 2021 Mural. Photo via The Waites Birmingham Instagram

North Birmingham

Ecoscape Phoenix mural by @shanebnsa on 30th Ave N

North Birmingham
North Birmingham Ecoscape Phoenix on 30th Avenue North. Photo by Pat Byington

North Birmingham Community mural on 30th Ave

North Birmingham
North Birmingham Community mural on 30th Avenue, photo by Pat Byington

Avondale

It’s Awesome to Have You in Avondale mural by @roblikespie with @platypi.io next to Avondale Brewery, 201 41st St S

Fancy’s on Fifth mural by @marcusfetch, 430 41st Ave S

Oh, You So Fancy mural by @marcusfetch and @seanmgilder, 400 41st St.

What You Do Matters mural by @blankspacebham at Sozo Trading Co., 4 41st St S

Fancy the Elephant mural at Avondale Brewing Company by @bbonardd

Fancy the Elephant mural at Avondale Brewing Company. Photo via @magiccitymurals

Know Your History mural by @movetk between 4th Ave & 5th Ave on 41st S

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“Know Your History” Four Birmingham cultural icons in Avondale

Astronaut mural by @dgw_art and more at Tropicaleo by , 4426 4th Ave S

Wings of Avondale at Melt by @marcusfetch, 4105 4th Ave S

Birmingham Terminal Station mural by @stephensmithfineart at Saab’s Tire and Automotive, 3030 5th Ave N

The Beloved Community Church mural by Steven Thomas located in Avondale

Cat mural at Gatos & Beans by @dgw_art, @magiccitymuralco, and @artbykunkle

Gatos & Beans cat mural. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Woodlawn

Woodlawn Neighborhood mural by @roblikespie @moses.art and @blankspacebham, 6 55th Place near 1st Ave. South

City Meats and Vegetables in Woodlawn, 5535 1st Ave N

Hot Air Balloon and Butterfly mural off 1st Ave S and 56th St. S

East Lake

The East Lake Neighborhood mural by @atolbert58, @annabatesbrown, @elizasturg and @patrickglenn at the now closed East 59 Vintage & Cafe, 7619 1st Ave N

East Lake Neighborhood sign on East 59 Vintage & Cafe at 7619 1st Ave. North. Photo by Pat Byington

Colorful face mural on the other side of the East 59 Vintage & Cafe, 7619 1st Ave N

Watercress Darter mural by @toosphexy, @merilka, @tynessigns with @mcmcbhm across from East Lake United Methodist Church, 7753 1st Ave S

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Something’s fishy in East Lake. Photo by Pat Byington

Crestwood

Crestwood mural by @pcwilm on the side of the Crestwood Tavern, 5500 Crestwood Blvd

The Crestwood mural is a colorful feature of the neighborhood and is painted on the side of the Crestwood Tavern. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Ensley

The Ensley Alive mural by @the_telepathic_opera and @thecolorprojectensley at the Bethesda Life Center, 321 19th St.

Southside + Five Pts. South

Rainbow Building mural by @marcusfetch on the corner of 6th Ave S and 32nd St. S on the side of Southside Apt. Co.

That’s So Fetch mural by @marcusfetch and @redpathcreative at Fetch Talent, 3027 6th Ave S

‘What’s up Bham?’ mural by @pcwilm on the side of University Place Apartments, 951 18th St S

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act mural on the side of Wells Fargo at 316 18th St. S

‘Trees of Ascension’ by @chipghignart located on the corner of 7th Ave S and 28th St. S

Pilgrim Church Tree Mural by @brother_andy at 2817 6th Ave S

Hummingbird mural at the Niazuma apartment complex by Marcus Fetch

Hummingbird Mural at Murals at Niazuma. Photo via liveatchesterfield.com

The Summit

Be the Light mural, 225 Summit Blvd #103

BHM mural by @roblikespie next to Trader Joes, 205 Summit Blvd Ste 100

West Elm Cactus mural by @levi.axleigh.art and @blankspacebham 320 Summit Blvd Ste 200

Cactus Mural at The Summit. Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

Homewood

Farm Bowl + Juice Co. mural by @locomotivecreative and @collinvghn, 1920 29th Ave S

Nabeels Cafe and Market mural, 1706 Oxmoor Rd

Audrey Hepburn “Homewood is Always a Good Idea” mural, 2790 B M Montgomery St

Sphinx Cat on the wall of Salon U at 2824 Linden Ave by Marcus Fetch

Sphinx Cat mural on Salon U Homewood. Photo via @salonustyle

Childhood Joy mural on the 186 Oxmoor building by Marcus Fetch

Happy Boy Mural by Marcus Fetch

Hoover

Quetzal Bird at Santos Coffee by Marcus Fetch

Photo via Santos Coffee’s Instagram

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