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The Imoogi Dragon of Bloor Street

Mural Routes Member(s): Allan Bender

Artist(s): Allan Bender, John Nobrega, Stacey Kinder

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Mythological Mural narrative is that in 1919 Bathurst and Bloor was visited by the great Korean Imoogi.
The Imoogi is a hornless ocean dragon, sometimes equated with a sea serpent. Literally means, “Great Lizard”. The legend of the Imoogi says that the sun god gave the Imoogi their power through a human girl, which would be transformed into the Imoogi on her 17th birthday.

Designed and painted by: Allan Bender John Nobrega Stacey Kinder
Commissioned by Building Owner Elena Hoffstein Completed Aug 2019

Where to Find This Mural

Location: 615 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1A9 East Facing Wall | Get Directions