Overcoming Barriers

The powerful imagery represents the hardships immigrants face when crossing over to the U.S.
Through the perspective of the immigrant the viewer travels through the story of the panoramic mural. The left side of the mural shows the crossing of the border into a promised land with fortune and new opportunities. The right side of the mural depict open hands reaching out representing unity between two countries.

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Type of Art

Year Completed

Unknown

Completion/Dedication Details

1996

Council District

Status

Active

Primary Artist

Additional Artist Details

Contributing Artists: Jaime Reyes and Arturo Rosette; Assisted by 25 Youth Assistants

Commissioned By

,

Budget

Unknown

Additional Budget Details

Unknown

Funded By

SYETP, DCC, & DPRM

Overcoming Barriers

Artist:

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Address 1301 W Parade Street Long Beach, CA, 33.7908868, -118.2089447

Location Name 1996 SYETP Mural Project

Location DescriptionLocated at the curb where Fashion Avenue meets West Parade Street

Dimensions8 ft. x 76 ft.

Primary Materials

Unknown

Additional materialsANC and ANCMV

Additional Images