Photo: Jack Kerouac in Denver

Jack Was Here

Who was Here? Jack was here…


Photo: Jack Kerouac in Denver
Jack Was Here

 

At least, that’s the idea behind a Tumblr I came across this weekend. It’s simple: Literary street thugs subtlely remind this town that there have been some great minds once making home in this town of ours.

Armed with a stencil, cans of spray paint, and a list of locations mentioned in Jack Kerouac’s writing, the team behind Jack Was Here tag the locations – or what is left of them – which Jack frequented or wrote about.

Jack Kerouac at the Rossonian Hotel
Find Jack: Rossonian Hotel on 27th and Welton
Jack at the Rossonian
Jack Kerouac at the Rossonian

Among the locations: Old Eliches, City Park, The Coleburn Hotel, and Lakeside Amusement Park.

You can keep up with these bookish-vandals on their Tumblr Blog: Jack Was Here

Jack Kerouac at the Colburn Hotel
Jack Kerouac at the Colburn Hotel on 9th and Grant

All photos courtesy of Jack Was Here.

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