Public Art Works in the Grand Hope/South Park Area, Los Angeles
Grand Ave to the east, 9th St. to the north, Figueroa St. to the west. This page also includes works south of the Park.
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- Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, 9th and Grand:
- Tony Berlant, with Gwynn Murrill, Angel, 1990. Bronze sculpture. (CRA%)
- Tony Berlant, Yang Na, 1990. Murals in the entryway rotunda. (CRA%)
- Grand Hope Park, between Grand, Hope and 9th:
- A brief history of the Grand Hope Park.
- Lawrence Halprin, Clock Tower, 1993. (CRA%)
- Around Poet's Walk:
- Details of the area around the pergolas, which include fauna sculptures by Gwynn Murrill, birds of the Southwest stencils by Paul Guerrero, and poetry by Wanda Coleman and Kate Braverman:
- Gwynn Murril, Urban Curiosity, 1993. A bronze ensemble which includes coyotes, a hawk perched on a pergola, and a snake. (CRA%)
- Pergola featuring stencils of birds of the Southwest by Raul Guerrero, and poetry by Wanda Coleman and Kate Braverman, 1993. (CRA%)
- Lita Albuquerque, views of the Celestial Source fountain, 1993. (CRA%)
- Raul Guerrero, Ancient Fossils (also popularly known as the Lizard Bench), 1993. Granite and mosaic. (CRA%)
- Raul Guerrero, Los Angeles Basin circa 1840 (also known as the Antwall), 1993. Ceramic frieze. (CRA%)
- Raul Guerrero, Mirage Fountain, 1993. Granite and mosaic. (CRA%)
- Renaissance Tower, Grand, Olympic and Hope:
- Marlo Bartels, Untitled , air vents, columns, mosaic panels, 1994. Renaissance Tower. (CRA%)
- Ed Carpenter, Architectural glass windows, 1994. Renaissance Tower lobby. (CRA%)
- Christopher Lee, Weathervane, 1994. Renaissance Tower. (CRA%)
- Christopher Lee, Renaissance Turbine 1994. Renaissance Tower. (CRA%)
- Metropolitan and Skyline buildings, between Flower and Hope, Olympic and 9th:
- Dewaine Valentine, Diamond Waterwall, 1989. (CRA%). Metropolitan.
- Guy Dill, Untitled; Egalmah Series, 1982-83. (CRA%). Skyline, Flower Street side.
- Gary Dwyer, Angular Unconformity, 1983 (CRA%). Skyline, Hope Street side.
- Electroland, EnterActive, MetLofts, 2006 (CRA%). 11th and Flower. Lobby and external LED display.
- Bob Zoell, Untitled, 2007. Ralphs garage, 9th and Flower.
Other works in the area:
- Mark Lere, Untitled, 1988. Federal Reserve Bank, Olympic and Grand. (CRA%).
- Edgar Walters, facade panel, 1930. The old Federal Reserve Building, 409 Olympic Blvd.
- Adam Leventhal, Esperanza Gardens, 1997. Olympic and Hope. (CRA%)
- Kent Twitchell, Ed Ruscha Mural, 1978-87. Mural at 1031 So. Hill Street, south of Grand Hope Park. Painted over in June 2006.
- Mayan Theater, 1040 S. Hill St. 1927, Morgan, Walls, Clements, architects. Detail of Francisco Cornejo's bas relief on the facade.
- Kim Grover (Abierto), Untitled (Cabbage mural), 1993. Flower Street, South of Grand Hope Park.
- Mineko Grimmer, Untitled (fountain), 1988. 1414 S. Grand Ave (California Center Office building).
- Manzano Udine, Promosedia, 2003. Los Angeles Mart, 1933 South Broadway.
- Alexis Laurent, Billboard, 2011. Los Angeles Mart, 1933 South Broadway.
- Unidentified columns (markers). Stanford Street, on either side of Washington Boulevard, near the Blue Line.
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