Writing on the Wall guest editorial series continues with Bill Lasarow, who serves as Board President of the Mural Conservancey of Los Angeles.
With a 13 to 2 vote on Wednesday, the modified mural ordinance, which doesn't allow murals on single-family homes, has officially moved forward.
The last year has been a mini-golden era of outdoor art, giving L.A. the chance to regain the title of "mural capital of the world."
The mural ordinance, which would lift the 11-year city-wide ban on murals, was passed by city council -- almost.
For a city that's infatuated with its murals, it's been dishing out a lot of tough love -- the anticipated city council vote on the proposed mural ordinance has been delayed.
If one of your neighbors wants to hire an artist to paint a mural on an outside wall of his or her house, should you and your fellow homeowners have the right to say "No?"