El Pueblo San José de Guadalupe - San Jose, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe
N 37° 19.673 W 121° 53.073
10S E 598822 N 4131829
Quick Description: Tiled murals on triangular concrete artworks
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2010 10:18:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM9Q1X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

Long Description:
Each of the triangular prisms is 14-feet tall with a unique tile mural on one side. Each of the narrow murals has its own title, but together they form the artwork titled El Pueblo San José de Guadalupe. For example, in one titled Call to California, we see a pair of nattily-dressed colonial gentlemen discussing a primitive map of California, behind an oxcart heading into a ribbon of light which rises above those men to the small family, mother and father with arms linked holding a girl who is pointing to the golden hills of California.

The four tall murals surround a tiled floor with the title of the artwork and a map of Alta and Baja Mexico.
City: San Jose

Location Name: Gore Park/ Parque de los Pobladores

Artist: East Los Streetscapers

Date: 1997

Media: tile on concrete

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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