Of the funds, $300,000 was given to each of the 15 city council offices to commission new murals and conserve existing ones, and another $400,000 was allotted to the restoration of murals that are not city-sponsored. (The $50,000 leftover was set aside for administrative costs.)
The Social and Public Art Resource Center was awarded city money to preserve nine murals originally created during SPARC’s Neighborhood Pride mural program between 1988 and 2002. (They’ve already completed restoration work on two murals, “Not Somewhere Else, But Here” by Darryl Wells and “Love is for Everyone” by Mary-Linn Hughes and Reginald Larue Zachary.) Here’s a list of the 14 murals the city will be restoring according to the official release from the DCA and Los Angeles magazine.
SPARC has plans to restore seven additional murals:
The Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles will be restoring two non-city sponsored murals:
Part of the $300,000 given to the various City Council offices will go toward the restoration of three murals:
· See 14 Historic Murals Scheduled for Major Makeovers [LA Magazine]
·LA Creating and Saving Murals from the Eastside to Venice [Curbed LA]