Enrique Gutierrez Neighborhood Mural

Enrique Gutierrez Mural
Enrique Gutierrez Mural

The NELA Riverfront Youth Voices student producers created digital murals of their neighborhood and the places that are meaningful to them. Each mural contains 3 to 4 hot spots and a brief description below of these places and their significance to themselves and their community.

I used four hotspots in my mural. I used Fosters freeze, Vince's Market, Bills Liquor Store, and the Los Angeles River bike path. I selected each spot because they are places I grew up around. They mean a lot to me because I have many memories of these spots. Only some of these spots are important parts of the neighborhood. Vince's market has been a part of the community of Atwater Village for decades. Foster freeze is relatively new compared to Vince's but a scene from Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" was filmed there, which makes it important especially in movie history. I didn't learn anything new about Atwater Village. My favorite part of my mural is the Echo Part section and the murals.

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