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Abraham Lincoln sculpture / Los Angeles Public Art
Abraham Lincoln (1809 -1865) sculpture 1961 by Robert Merrill Gage at 110 Grand Avenue.
Sculpture of the Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
The 16th President of the United States by Julia Bracken Wendt at Lincoln Park in Los Angeles.

Amelia Earhart, lost at sea 1937 during an around-the-world flight
Amelia Earhart sculpture by Ernest Sheltone in North Hollywood. First woman aviator to fly the Atlantic Ocean.

Homer Simpson as Spiderman in Culver City
Homer Simpson dressed as Spiderman Batman in a comics shop in Culver City.

Ludwig van Beethoven in Los Angeles
Ludwig van Beethoven statue 1932 by sculptor Arnold Foerster. Dedicated to William Andrews Clark Jr. founder of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.



Bob's Big Boy
Big boy Bob serving his original Double Deck Hamburger in front of his family restaurant in Toluca Lake.

King Carlos of Spain
El Rey Carlos III. de Espana (1716 -1788) King Carlos the Third of Spain since 1759 Sculpture 1976 by Federico Coullaut-Valera.

Sculpture of Charles Chaplin (1889-1989)
Sculpture of Charles Chaplin (1889-1989) inside the Bradbury building lobby 1989 by Emmanuil Snitkovsky to celebrate his 100 birthday.

Chiune Sugihara Memorial in Downtown Los Angeles
Chiune Sempo Sugihara (1900 -1986) a hero of the Holocaust. Memorial 2002 by sculptor Ramon G. Velazco. He who saves one life, saves the entire world a Japanese consul in Lithuania who issued handwritten visas to thousands of Jewish refugees, against the express order of his government, and saved innocent lives during the war. His courageous efforts put his own family in danger and eventually cost him his career.

Diogenes at Mudd Hall of Philosophy / USC
Sculpture Diogenes in search for an honest man at the USC Mudd Memorial Hall of the University of Southern California Los Angeles.

Sculpture of governor Felipe de Neve
Felipe de Neve (1728-1784) Spanish Governor of California 1775 to 1782. Bronze sculpture 1932 by Henry Lion.

Felix the Cat NEON SIGN designed by Wayne E. Heath
Felix the Cat 1959 neon roof sign designed by Wayne E. Heath for a Chevrolet dealership.
The cartoon character was created by Pat Sullivan.

Councilman Gilbert W. Lindsay
Gilbert W. Lindsay Memorial 1993 by artist Pat W. Williams. City Councilman Lindsay served eight consecutive terms 1963-01-28 to 1989-04-11.

Col. Griffith Jenkins Griffith
In 1896 Griffith Jenkins Griffith (1850 -1919) donated 3.500 acres to form a city park: 'Public parks are a safety valve of great cities and should be made accesible and attractive where neither race, creed nor color could be excluded'.

General Harrison Gray Otis
General Harrison Gray Otis (1837 -1917) was the publisher of the L.A. Times for three decades. Soldier, journalist and friend of freedom.
Bronze statue on granite pedestal at MacArthur Park 1920 by sculptor Prince Paul Troubetskoy.

Hugo Reid sculpture by Preston L. Prescott
The Reid Family sculpture 1937 by sculptor Preston L. Prescott in Arcadia. Hugo Reid (1811 -1852) was born in Scotland and came to L.A. when Alta California was a part of Mexico. He wrote for newspapers and provided an ethnographic view on the local Gabrieleno tribe.

Jesus Garcia Corona
Jesus Garcia Corona (1881 -1907) a hero of humanity at the Norwalk City Hall.Born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico he died 1907-11-07 saving the lives of the citizens of Nacozari.

Sculpture of Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon, luchador por la independencia de Mexico
Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon (1765 -1815) statue at the Lincoln Heights Park. A fighter for the independence of Mexico, who gave the people military victories and their first constitution. His deeds live today in the continued inspired efforts in behalf of the highest ideals of his country.

Jose Marti of Havana, Cuba
Jose Marti (1853-1895) a Cuban poet and patriot born 1853 in Havana, Cuba and died 1895-05-18 in the battle of Dos Rios. Sculpture at Echo Park 1975 by Sergio Lopes Mesa.

Joseph Scott
Civic leader and lawyer Joseph Scott (1867 -1956) a.k.a. Mr. Los Angeles. Sculpture 1967 by Carl Romanelli and Cataldo Papaleo.

Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon 1913-01-09 - 1994-04-22
born to Francis Anthony and Hanna Milhous Nixon. Bust 1999 by sculptor Robert Berks.
37th President of the United States of America 1969-01-20 - 1974-08-09. 36th Vice President for Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953-01-20 - 1961-01-20. California Senator of the United States Senate 1950-12-01 - 1953-01-01. United States House of Representatives 1947-01-02 - 1950-12-01. United States Navy 1942-06-15 - 1946-03-10. Office of Emergency Management Washington D.C. Wedding with Pat 1940-07-21 in Riverside. Lawyer in W&B branch office in La Habra 1939-08. Lawyer in Whittier with Wingert & Bewley. 1937 Bachelor of Laws at Duke University Durham N.C. 1934 Bachelor of Arts at Whittier College.

Mack and Jackie Robinson Memorial in Pasadena
Jackie and Mack Robinson Memorial 2002 by Ralph Helmick, John Outterbridge and Stuart Schechter with landscape architect Takata Associates at Centennial Square across from city hall of Pasadena, California. Mack Robinson won the silver medal in the 200-meter race in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Jackie Robinson (1919 -1972) broke the color barrier in baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

Sun Yat-sen sculpture est. 1966 in Chinatown / Los Angeles
Sculpture of Dr. Sun Yat-sen the founding father (1866 -1925) of the Republic of China.




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Joan of Arc / Jeanne d'Arc Sculpture
Jeanne d'Arc sculpture at the Pacific Alliance Medical Center a.k.a. French Hospital at 531 West College Street.