1950s LA Petroleum Club Mosaic Mural Unearthed

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1950s LA Petroleum Club Mosaic Mural Unearthed

Postby scowsa » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:09 pm

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A great article over on the Mosaic Art NOW site -- which is a new one for me.
A 15-foot wide mosaic of oil refineries, the Port of Los Angeles, and tall buildings, was found at the Wilshire Grand Hotel at Wilshire and Figueroa, which is currently undergoing demolition.

Here is how it currently looks in the buyers' place.

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Full story at http://www.mosaicartnow.com/tag/lillian-sizemore/
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Postby Futura Girl » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:24 pm

What a wonderful story of preservation!!! And intriguing sleuthing to find mosaic maker John Smith!
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