Kelby Love mural

Late artist Kelby Love’s mural on 1045 S. Main St. now belongs to the City of Elkhart, which bought the property from the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.

ELKHART — Late artist Kelby Love’s mural on a wall of 1045 S. Main St. is now City of Elkhart property.

After almost a year of controversy concerning ownership of the mural, which the mayor, the Redevelopment Commission and many members of the public have said they want to save, the Redevelopment Commission voted Tuesday to approve a purchase agreement between the city and the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The price for the building was $7,050.

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Joe King

Great news! Art must be preserved for generations

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