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Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy

  • 133 East Washington Street|
  • Athens GA 30606
  • Region: Downtown

Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy pays tribute to the area’s rich history as a locus of African-American entrepreneurship. The mural was installed by Dominican-born muralist Elio Mercado and local Athens artist Broderick Flanigan. The mural pays tribute to the area's rich history that makes Hot Corner a focus of African-American entrepreneurship. The mural displays Monroe "Pink" Morton the owner of the Morton Theatre and barber Homer Wilson, owner of Wilson's His and Hers styling shop and founder of the Hot Corner festival. The other images in the mural represent the various musicians, entrepreneurs, and performers who have passed through and were impacted by Hot Corner.

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