Iowa City Public Library
Urban Renewal, 1970s-1980s

Black Hawk Mural, 1975

This mural was painted by Donna Friedman’s University of Iowa art class. They painted a number of murals around Iowa City. This is now the site of Black Hawk minipark. Watch a video about the making of the mural.


Lindley, Theo, “Black Hawk Mural, 1975,” Iowa City Public Library, accessed August 17, 2019,