Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

blog | | | | get involved | donate

MCLA maintains a FREE database of Los Angeles' Mural History linking artists, murals and neighborhoods. The foundation of this database was shaped by Robin Dunitz' book "Street Gallery", the first true compilation of Los Angeles public murals. The MCLA website allows submissions of murals created recently in Los Angeles, forming an ever growing archive joining the historic with the new.

To email your submissions, please send high resolution digital images along with the name of artist(s), location, year size and medium to: murals@muralconservancy.org

Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
East San Gabriel Valley
Artists: Nancy Turner and Peeter Alvet. Panels on four walls show landscapes of verdant pastures and grazing cows. Photo © Robin Dunitz
East LA
Headless horseman fighting a bull on a headless horse. Unfinished. Photo: © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Estrada Courts
Artists: Gilbert Fierro, Joan Costanzo, Mike Nevarez. A history of transportation. More than 20 panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Artist: Hector "Hex" Rios. Monochrome portraits of Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra, Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh embracing (a la Gone With the Wind), Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
Designed by Sheets and Hertel. Executed by Denis O'Connor. Of the close to 40 Home Savings that Sheets designed, this was one of his personal favorites. It sits on the site where the first full-length Hollywood film was...
Hollywood, Silverlake, Echo Park
A Native American at a watering hole; 19th century farming, walnuts and a hawk ranch; and Monty Montana at the annual stampede parade. Mosaic, 3 panels, 4' x 7'9", 13' x 7'9", 4' x 7...
San Fernando Valley
Landscape of the local area. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Recreational horseback riding. Stained glass window at rear of bank, depicting care and enjoyment of animals, is by Susan Hertel. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
South Bay
Repetitive geometric patterns resembling honeycomb. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Estrada Courts

Pages