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.

420 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA
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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