Category Archives: Cultural Landscape

LA Trade Tech College Murals

Sunday, July 10, 2014 – Everyday, on my way to work and back, the Expo train passes the Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The college’s own students from one of the classes, “Sign Graphics 201: Fundamentals of Mural Painting,” led … Continue reading

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Samitaur Tower in Culver City, CA.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Everyday, to and from work on the Exposition train, I get to see the Samitaur Tower located in Culver City, not too far from the Culver City train stop. I took this picture while the … Continue reading

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NEVER BUILT: LOS ANGELES @ Architecture + Design Museum

July 26, 2013 – One of the things I am learning more of while working in the Department of Art and Art History is design.  Design is in every facet of our lives including architecture.  A building can be an … Continue reading

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Culver City Murals

June 29, 2013 – Every morning when I arrive to Culver City via the Exposition train, I go downstairs towards Washington Blvd. Along with a group of commuters – familiar faces I see everyday – we wait for the bus to come. … Continue reading

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Singing Crane Garden: Refuge for Hope and Comfort

Note: This is a paper I wrote for one of my graduate history classes, “Testimony, Life, History” on May 2, 2010 at California State University, Northridge.  The short paper focuses on historian Vera Schwarcz’s book, Place and Memory in the … Continue reading

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