The Bad Art Walking Tour of Downtown (Part 2)

Downtown LA is home to a lot of public art, and much of it is quite bad. In the second part of our humorous walking tour, we explore the corporate plazas of the financial district and the wide array of public art within.

Toys, Dulces, Shops, and Nostalgia: an Interview with Brenda Escobar

Photographer Brenda Escobar captures the nostalgic beauty of much of Los Angeles, from her home neighborhood of Reseda to the Toy District of Downtown LA. In this post, we discuss her artwork, her upbringing in the Valley, her favorite places to visit, and the travails of going to FedEx.

Alchemy in Skid Row, Los Angeles: the Artwork of S.C. Mero

Los Angeles is a sprawling landscape with remarkable history, architecture, and community. Here, we introduce you to an individual from our community, an artist/alchemist that contributes to the LA landscape.

Urban Nature: Los Angeles State Historic Park

On the edge of Chinatown is a beautiful new park that sits on one of the most historically significant sites in all of Los Angeles. Here we explore the site’s history, what the park has to offer, and what the future might hold.

Artistry in an Office Building: the Streetlight Museum

Inside a nondescript office building in Downtown Los Angeles is a fascinating museum devoted to something we all tend to take for granted.