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Anderson Munger YMCA Percent for Art Project

Shared Skies by Kim Abeles reflects the history, mission and goals of the YMCA. Sandblasted images of swimmers ascend pool windows while suspended glass panels, a woven aluminum ellipse, and a courtyard tile mural display the skies above YMCA facilities and the association’s international presence. A percent for art project of the Metropolitan Los Angeles YMCA […]

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Little Tokyo Medallion Designs

Sonia Romero created colorful medallion designs featuring the folded fan, as well as 3 traditional Japanese folk toys, the Daruma Doll, the Kokeshi Doll, and the Maneki Neko fabricated in powder coated aluminum and installed on 40 City of Los Angeles street light poles in Little Tokyo. A project of the Little Tokyo Business Improvement […]

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Arts District Medallions

Valerie Mitchell’s 3-dimensional artworks on streetlight poles, the Arts District Medallions, combine historical images with the artist in residence placard, further establishing the area as a hub for the creative community. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Central Industrial Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region Los Angeles, 2012

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Bamboo Plaza Glass Artwork

A mural-sized glass artwork for Bamboo Plaza by Sylvia Tidwell, the abstract rendition was inspired by an eighth-century Buddhist Chinese cave painting from the Mogao Grottoes on the famous Silk Road trade route in western China. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Chinatown Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region […]

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Metro Eastside Access Streetscape Artwork Designs

Preliminary streetscape artwork designs by Linda Arreola, Paul Botello, Joseph “Nuke” Montalvo, and LT Mustardseed were produced for community amenities as artists collaborated with the urban design team Cityworks Design to strengthen pedestrian/bicycle access, way finding and neighborhood identity for four Metro Gold Line Eastside stations and the surrounding neighborhoods. A project of Cityworks Design […]

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Lankershim Streetscape Enhancement Project

Ricardo Mendoza designed pedestrian streetscape amenities for Lankershim Boulevard, reinforcing the NoHo Arts District and its economic revitalization of the region. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, North Hollywood Redevelopment Project Area, East Valley Region North Hollywood, 2010

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Gallery Row Environmental Signage

Designers Durfee I Regn and Brian Roettinger created district identifying signage for City of Los Angeles streetlight poles, gallery window decals, and a new logo to re-brand Downtown’s growing Gallery Row district. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, City Center Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region Los Angeles, 2009 […]

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Go for Broke Monument Restoration

The restoration effort re-fabricated and re-installed deteriorated World War II badges in porcelain enamel steel, a highly durable long-term material. A project of the Go For Broke National Education Center Los Angeles, 2009

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Harmony Bronze Bas-Relief Relocation

The semi-abstract bronze bas-relief, Harmony by Sawako Shintani, was restored and relocated to the first floor courtyard at Weller Court, returning the artwork to Little Tokyo. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Little Tokyo Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region Los Angeles, 2009

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Santa Fe Artist Colony Gateway Sculpture

A depiction of the classic artist palette, Bob Zoell’s entry statement design emphasizes size and height, as the fiberglass and steel sculpture stands at 34 ½ feet. A project of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, Central Industrial Redevelopment Project Area, Downtown Region Los Angeles, 2009

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