Mercado murals could make Moline ‘cool, welcoming place’

Caesar Perez
During a ceremony Thursday, Nov. 10, in downtown Moline, artist Caesar Perez – known professionally as Czr Prz – talks about the murals he painted on Mercado on Fifth’s building at 423 12th St., to help celebrate Hispanic culture. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON
The newly painted murals on a building in downtown Moline are big, bright and will help make Moline a “cool and welcoming place.” That’s the hope of Maria Ontiveros, the co-founder and president of Mercado on Fifth. The nonprofit organization, which operates an outdoor marketplace, is dedicated to promoting small and minority owned businesses and […]
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