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Building The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

Building The Great Wall Of Los Angeles

With over 400 employed youths, and in collaboration with scholars, muralists, and historians, the Great Wall of Los Angeles would be built over the course of 5 summers beginning in ...
The Beginning: How The Great Wall Of Los Angeles Was Conceived

The Beginning: How The Great Wall Of Los Angeles Was Conceived

The Great Wall of Los Angeles mural was conceived of in 1974 as a means to revitalize the Tujunga Wash Flood Control Channel. What would unfold, would be more than Judith F. Baca e ...
The Relighting of Manning's Coffee Shop Sign

The Relighting of Manning's Coffee Shop Sign

The relighting of Manning's Coffee Shop sign is the second neon sign to be restored along Highland Park's Figueroa Street by a pack of community leaders and preservationists.
Tierra De La Culebra

Tierra De La Culebra

After the 1992 civil uprising in L.A., artist Tricia Ward was given an opportunity to initiate a community arts workshop in Highland Park designed to engage local youth in the deve ...
The Arroyo Seco Parkway

The Arroyo Seco Parkway

Just as the Highline in New York City was re-purposed as a city park once it had outlived its usefulness, infrastructure such as the Arroyo Seco Parkway could potentially be re-ima ...
Preservation

Preservation

The transformation of Highland Park's landscape from single family homes to high density apartments spurred some local residents and preservationists to act to protect the heritage ...
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