A stretch of West Main Street in Peoria just got a splash of color. The owner of the Fifth Avenue Fashions hired a local artist to paint a side of the building that faces traffic. The mural tells a story about the building’s tenants and the neighborhood.
Shopkeeper Ziad Madanat owns the strip on the corner of Main and Garfield.
His son Michael says the family wanted to bring new life to this corner of West Main Street, an area that sometimes gets a bad rap: