Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

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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:

Chabelita Tacos, exterior and interior. Images of burgers, tacos and people eating, cover every inch of the exterior.
Mid City
Depiction of South Pasadena in 1910 when it was still an ostrich farm. Also shown is a front view of Marengo Elementary School. Photo: © Ian Robertson-Salt
People reading and studying. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park
Children reading under a tree and enjoying nature. 2 panels. Photo: © Ian Robertson-Salt
Representations of world cultures that have interfaced with American life adorn the entrances at Main and Los Angeles Streets. Millard Sheets with 8 assistants. Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt
Downtown LA
Characters from Marvel Comics history of the late 1970s and the early 1980s, including Daredevil, Red Sonja, Wolverine (X-Men mutant), Cyclops (leader of X-Men), and Spiderman. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
San Fernando Valley
Laborers Local 300 Building, interior near entrance. Construction workers laboring in front of the Los Angeles Coliseum and downtown skyscrapers. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Mid City
Frightening depiction of death as a skeleton warning against drugs. Unfinished because the artist became frustrated by continuing graffiti defacement. In 1992 the artist added a Batman nearby--for his 2-year-old son....
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Landscape with deer. photo © Isabel Rojas-Williams
Estrada Courts
Done to resemble billboards featuring domesticated animals. 2 panels. Photo: © Robin Dunitz
Northeast LA, Highland Park