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Touring Pacoima's Mural Mile




Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
The Frida Kahlo mural along Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima is a collaborative work between local and international graffiti artists.
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
This work titled "Decolonization" is painted on the side of an insurance business along Bradley Avenue in Pacoima.
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
A mural of an indigenous person brightens a wall in a gas station along Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima.
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
A car window reflects on of the pieces on Mural Mile along Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima.
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
This piece titled "Pacoima's Art Revolution" represents local artists' efforts to keep murals legal in Los Angeles.
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Muralist Manny Velazquez giving a tour of Pacoima's Mural Mile
City Council member Felipe Fuentes


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Recently the small San Fernando neighborhood of Pacoima was named the best place in the LA area to view a unique form of public art … the mural.

It’s something local leaders are hoping is just a small part of a new image of Pacoima.

So A Martinez took a tour of a stretch of Van Nuys Boulevard, known as Mural Mile, with a couple of experts - City Councilman Felipe Fuentes and muralist Manny Velazquez.