Palo Alto, California: Alien Trompe-l'Oeil Murals

Artist Greg Brown's cartoon alien murals are sprinkled around Palo Alto, along with his fake balconies, stairways, and mysterious characters.

Comerica Bank

Address:
250 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA
Directions:
Comerica Bank, Lytton Ave, between Emerson St. and Ramona St.
Admission:
Free.
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Alien Trompe-l'Oeil Mural.

Alien Trompe-l'Oeil Murals

There are two murals in the parking lot on the corner of Lytton and Emerson Streets.

[Lenka Holman, 11/07/2020]

Alien stroller mural.

Alien Trompe-l'Oeil Murals

Greg Brown's murals of alien encounters can be found on walls on the streets of Palo Alto.

[Rick D., 03/03/2011]

UFO Mural.

Alien Crash Trompe-l'Oeil Mural

Greg Brown has done an amazing series of Trompe-l'Oeil murals that can be seen in a walking tour of downtown Palo Alto (Trompe l'oeil murals are paintings that create an illusion that fool or trick the eye). Brown's murals include an alien crash landing, Spiro Agnew pushing an alien in a stroller, bank robbers, bucket headed men, among other things.

[M. Maki, 07/17/2009]

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