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Painting the Subway Terminal Building
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1980
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The painted facade of the Subway Terminal Building also features a painting of the painters at work, or trompe l'oeil (trick of the eye). This is a close-up view of murals on a blank exterior wall, adding 62 painted windows as part of a $3-million restoration. Artist Jeff Greene, using silica-based mineral paint, painted the 560' x 28' mural in 1986.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Transportation-Electric cars-Stations-L.A.-Subway Terminal Building.
Subway Terminal Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacific Electric Railway Company
Electric railroads--California--Los Angeles
Terminals (Transportation)--California--Los Angeles
Murals--California--Los Angeles
Public architecture--California--Los Angeles
Greene, Jeff
Hill Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Schultze & Weaver

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