CRA/LA
contact us
About UsMeetings & Agendas.Project Areas

       Facts At A Glance

  • CRA/LA’S commitment to public art began over 40 years ago.
  • Over 200 art projects in 21 redevelopment project areas have been completed to date.
  • California Plaza developers met their art requirement by building a $23 million facility for the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Art Projects
by Artist / Organization
by Redevelopment Area

Tours, Maps, & Neighborhood Guides
Audio Tours & Walking Tour Maps
Neighborhood Public Art Guides

Opportunities
Current RFPs/RFQs
Mailing Lists

Policy, Guides & Publications
Art Policy
Developer Guide
Art Program Guide
Art Plan Form
Placemaking Brochure
Art and Culture Reports

Advisory Panels

Contact Art Program

*NEW* Arts Resources

 \\Commonspot\internet-site\images\bullet1 Art Projects
 

Hollywood Beautification Team
Hollywood Night Art Gallery
2003


Project Area:  Hollywood
Project:  Hollywood Night Art Gallery
Project Location:  Hollywood Boulevard between Las Palmas and Highland
Project Type:  CRA/LA Initiated

Description:

Forty photographic murals of celebrities painted onto roll-down doors on retail businesses fronting Hollywood Boulevard between Las Palmas and Highland. The murals feature celebrities whose stars on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" are located within these blocks. After the businesses close, the large celebrity faces appear to interact with the Hollywood environment.

Artist participants include Susan Krieg, Preston Craig, Rodd Swerdloff, Geoffry Tuttle, Jennifer Snoeynick, Jeanna Abbey Cobelli, Jasser Membreno, Kate Macomber-Jones, and Lindsey King.

Alfred Hitchcock Mural
 
Bob Hope Mural
 
Lucille Ball Mural
 
 


Artist Profile

Created in 1992 by neighborhood volunteers, the Hollywood Beautification Team is a non-profit organization that provides services throughout Los Angeles County.  Its mission is to “enhance the quality of life in Los Angeles by teaching and empowering people to change their environments through community capacity building, physical improvements and job creation.”  hrough its Art Program, the Hollywood Beautification Team has worked with artists and students from the Los Angeles Unified School District to create murals that tell the stories of the communities in which they are created as well as working with volunteers and professionals to help maintain and conserve their murals..