Long Beach History Mural

pictures on 03-25-16: ‘A history of Long Beach’ completed in 2003 by Art Mortimer is located on the side of the 710 freeway off ramp at 6th st. The mural depicts Long Beach city’s early beginnings,early settlers and landowners of the mid-20th century. The mural is painted in a realistic style and depicts portraits of ancestors of long-time resident Norma Abalos in front of the Bixby mansion, 2. The intersection of Long Beach Blvd. and 7th Street in the 1930’s, Early ranch owners; Abel Stearns, John W. Bixby, and Fred Bixby. The 300ft mural is a reminder of the city’s rich history.

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Type of Art

Year Completed

Unknown

Completion/Dedication Details

2002

Council District

Status

Active

Primary Artist

Artist Location

Twentynine Palms, CA

Additional Artist Details

Contributing Artists: Jose Loza; Assisted by 46 Youth Assistants

Commissioned By

Budget

Unknown

Additional Budget Details

Unknown

Funded By

DPRM, DCC,YDP, Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation, PCA, Partners of Parks

Long Beach History Mural

Artist:

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Address 401 Golden Avenue Long Beach, CA, 33.7716939, -118.2023544

Location Name 710 Freeway/Cesar Chavez Park

Location DescriptionLocated on the 710 Freeway wall at 6th Street and Golden Avenue facing Cesar Chavez Park

Dimensions18 ft. x 300 ft.

Primary Materials

Unknown

Additional materialsANC and ANCMV

Additional Images