Artist HENSE brings color to an up-and-coming D.C. area by boldly and brightly painting a historic building.

700 Delaware is the latest public art work by graf writer turned contemporary artist Alex Brewer aka HENSE. The title is the address, 700 Delaware Avenue in Ward 6, a rough and tumble waterfront neighborhood in Washington D.C.. There, stands a historic run-down church that was given new life last year when the owner commissioned HENSE to create a mural on its facade.

The building stands across the street from a planned museum and hotel complex that will house the Rubells’ collection. For HENSE, the project was about bringing vibrancy to the neighborhood. He told the SouthWester:

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