Public Art Works in Chinatown, Los Angeles
Chinatown is roughly bound by Cesar Chavez Blvd to the south, Alameda St. to the east, Figueroa St. to the west and the Dodger stadium (Bishop Rd.) to the north. This page arranged in rough geographic order from north to south. Do not reproduce information from this site without acknowledgement of the artists and their works, or of the authors of this site.
- Rupert Mok, Chinatown Gateway, 2001. Broadway, just north of Cesar Chavez.
- Casa Italiana, 1051 N. Broadway:
- Dora de Larios, Elements, 1989. Entry arch, Bamboo Plaza. Hill St. at Bernard St. (CRA%)
- New Chinatown Central Plaza (south of Bamboo lane, between Broadway and Hill streets. According to a plaque in the center of the plaza, it is "dedicated to Mr. Peter Soo Hoo and Mr. Herbert Lapham, co-founders of Chinatown whose foresight and untiring efforts were largely responsible for the development and building of a finer Chinatown upon which work was started February 1, 1937"):
- Anonymous, Tile murals: "Picture of Viewing Waterfalls in Summer Mountains"; "Palace in Heaven"; "Four Beauties Catching Swimming Fish", 1968. 913 N. Broadway.
- Carl F. K. Cheng, Water Lens Tower, 1992. Kaiser Mental Health Center, College St. and Figueroa Terrace. (CRA%)
- May Sun, Listening for the Trains to Come, 1992. Chinatown Medical and Professional Building, Adobe at College. Segment of parking lot fence. (CRA%)
- Chinatown Public Library, Yale and College streets:
- Jeanne D'Arc, Pacific Alliance Medical Center (formerly, the French Hospital, erected on October 1, 1869). College and Yale streets. View of the Pacific Alliance Medical Center as of 3/98.
- Steven Wong and others, Shades of Chinatown, Mural, 2003(?).
- Castelar School, Yale St. between College and Alpine:
- Carol Nye, Chinese American Women in L. A., 1994. Metro Plaza, Cesar Chavez Blvd. (CLA). Temporary; removed as of April 2000. Carol Nye has a web site describing her work at http://www.artemedia.com/subscribers/cnye/
- Christina Miguel Mullen, Together Working Towards a Flourishing Society, 1995. Mural, Sunset at Broadway, between El Pueblo and Chinatown.
- Ernesto Montano, Circular Motion, 1994. 300 W. Cesar Chavez Blvd.
- Los Angeles Historic Park, North Spring Street, north of Chinatown.
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