Graffiti View- Own a Business on 10th St

By Chris Murphy

Own a Business on 10th!
Have you always dreamed of having a cool business on the Historic Cruise Route of 10th Street?
This dream can come true! How, you ask? The Graffiti USA Museum is building a re-imagined 10th St inside the building. We are talking magic here. Think CarsLand, Disney Main Street and think about strolling down 10th, checking out the store windows and listen to rock and roll radio and check out the classic cars cruising. Part of 10th will be by day, and part will be at dusk. It will be beautiful.

There are only 31 spaces on Modesto’s new 10th St, located inside the Graffiti Museum. We already have a Radio History Museum, a real record store, an appliance store and an electronics shop, eyewear shop as well as a farm implements store in the works so that only leaves 25 spaces. Do you want to be a part of this and help us build the Graffiti USA Museum and help us tell our stories in a really fun way? It’s interactive, educational, cool, beautiful, fun and it will transport you to 1962. Yes one of these 10th Street businesses can be yours.

Help us build
Reach out to see what we can do for you. You can be a part of this and we want your help to create the magic that will attract people from all over the world.

We want you
We want your ideas, your support, your cars, your donations so that we can great a place that will wow and excite people from around the world, and even those that live right here in Modesto USA! We all have so much to learn and our location on Historic US 99 is the perfect place to cruise by and check us out.

Naming Opportunities
If you want to recognize one of your family with a wing, or an exhibit room, we can do that.

Did you know?
Over $470,000 of in-kind services have been provided and this means the world to us. It’s starting to look great and we are pretty excited. Our budget to build our museum is $5.2 million. We want to create an immersive experience that will excited even the cruisers of the day as well as those who are discovering our amazing Modesto culture whether local, or from around the world, (or the galaxy)

We need your donations, you can do it monthly, annually and we have some great donation gifts that will make you feel like the coolest cat in town. We are also talking big donations, like building naming donations. We now have a new recurring monthly donation option to make it easier.

Help us build it.
Check out our facebook and website to see the business that have donated their time, talent and labor. @graffitiusamuseum

The Graffiti USA Museum is now home to some of our local service clubs like the North Modesto Kiwanis. We can even help you host your event as we go into the fall. We have 40,000 sq ft and a great parking lot that we can use while we build. Our 1st goal is to get commercial restrooms in so that we can accommodate your groups.

Please contact us a<> to connect or you can donate at

We are on the corner of Coldwell and Historic 99, aka North 9th St. Look for the Modesto Graffiti USA trailer at at Graffiti Summer event this year and we will see you at the car shows, and most importantly, the American Graffiti Festival on August 20, 21, and 22.

Let’s do this Modesto and bring the Graffiti USA Museum to life.

Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum
501 (c) 3 and your contribution is tax deductible
610 N 9th Street
Modesto, CA, USA 95350

About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.