Los Angeles, California: Phone Co. Mural of Telephone Parts

Circa 1960 3-D wall mural on wall of telephone company building. Mixed media including telephone parts.
Address:
420 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
Downtown LA. On the east side of S. Grand Ave. at its intersection with Hope Place, which is midway between W. 4th and W. 5th Sts.
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Phone Company Mural of Telephone Parts

This was easy to find as it is right next to the sidewalk and at eye level. The artist obviously spent a lot of time gathering up glorious relics that will never be seen again. It's artfully displayed and very interesting to look at in person; lots of detail to enjoy. I wish more buildings took the time to create something special like this mural.

[Deb Miller Marschke, 02/27/2018]

Phone Company mural.

Phone Co. Mural of Telephone Parts

Circa 1960 3-D wall mural on wall of telephone company building. Mixed media including telephone parts.

[David Zaitz, 01/12/2010]

Return, wondrous days of mechanical switches and four-dollar-a-minute international calling! "Bell Communications Around the Globe" is a 36 ft. x 17 tall mural by Anthony Heinsbergen on the wall of a Pacific Bell Telephone building in Los Angeles. A nearby buried time "Capsule of Communication" is supposed to be dug up on the building's 50th anniversary in 2011! And no doubt stuffed with more rusty old phone company junk....

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