"The Best Street Art in Los Angeles"

by  Alec Banks via 

Although Los Angeles may be best known for such attributes as perpetual sunshine, gridlocked traffic, and the tip-tap of finger strokes of people typing on Final Draft looking to hit it big in Hollywood, the City of Angels is also a welcoming palette for a diverse set of international artists looking to make their marks. But the road to creating an atmosphere that welcomes large-scale artwork hasn’t always been as smooth as a Botox-injected forehead either.

In 2003, the Los Angeles City Council enacted a “mural moratorium” in an attempt to regulate commercial billboards in neighborhoods zoned for single-family homes. Although their main targets were everyone from film studios to Nike, ultimately it was your average artist looking for real estate to paint that suffered from the ruling.

By 2013, the moratorium ended and artists and property owners were free to decorate various properties as they saw fit.

"The 10 Best Street Art Pieces to See While in Los Angeles" by  Alec Banks, READ FULL ARTICLE via 


Tristan Eaton

Where: The Container Yard
Address: 800 E. Fourth St., Los Angeles


Where: Hyde Sunset
Address: 8117 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles

RETNA, Shepard Fairey & Kenny Scharf

Where: West Hollywood Library
Address: 625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood

Aaron Li-Hill

Where: Fabric Planet
Address: 423 Rose Ave., Venice

Saber & Zes

Where: Artist & Craftsman Supply
Address: 1917, 1921 E. Seventh St., Los Angeles

The 10 Best Street Art in Los Angeles
by  Alec Banks via

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