Urban Murals of Franklin neighborhood


Biobio, Tocornal, Placer and Eduardo Matte streets

How to Get There

Franklin Metro station, Line 2

Walk straigt by Placer street

Who visit the neighborhood Matadero Franklin, may revoke the history, customs and characters of this sector of Santiago, through eight urban murals that were developed by the muralist group Los Oberoles, architecture students from the Universidad de Chile and residents of Franklin .

Works are located in the area of Biobio, Tocornal, Placer and Eduardo Matte streets, they were inaguated in December 2015.

The murals address the theme “origin and history of the neighborhood”, “Transportation”, “Industry, Housing and Crafts,” “Typical Characters”, “Folklore and Celebrations”, “Business Mode”, “Sport and Society” and “Present and Future “Franklin-Matadero-Biobio”.

This project is part of the programm “Quiero mi Barrio” of the Ministerio de Vivienda y Urbanismo, which aims to rescue the historical and heritage neighborhoods of Chilean cities.

Without doubt, a work that can be considered as typical place in Santiago of Chile.


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