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Finding Aid: Save Outdoor Sculptures! (SOS!) Files: Los Angeles and Neighboring Counties: Other So. Calif. Cities

Inventory of outdoor sculptures in the Los Angeles and neighboring counties in Southern California

Listing of Outdoor Sculptures by City

Arcadia:

  • Rotary Memorial Fountain. Fickes & Fickes architects, dedicated 1962. Los Angeles County, corner of Santa Anita Ave and Huntington Drive, Arcadia.
  • Louis Aime Lejeune, Je n’oublierai pas (I will not forget), 1930. Dedicated 1991. Los Angeles County, Arboretum, Arcadia.
  • Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, Spanish American War Memorial (or Hiker), 1941. Los Angeles County, corner of Santa Anita Ave and Huntington Drive, Arcadia.
  • Joseph Portanova, Joe Hernandez/Voice of Santa Anita, dedicated 1974. Los Angeles County, Santa Anita race track (paddock area).
  • Joseph Portanova, John Longden (aka Johnny Longden), 1966. Foundry/Fabricator: Classic Bronze/El Monte, Calif. Los Angeles County, Santa Anita race track (paddock area).
  • Joseph Portanova, William Shoemaker (aka Bill Shoemaker, Billy Shoemaker), 1971. Los Angeles County, Santa Anita race track (paddock area).
  • Preston Prescott, Hugo Reid Family, 1937. Los Angeles County, Arcadia Park, Corner of Huntington and Santa Anita.
  • Unknow, Maltese Cross – Lucky Baldwin Memorial (American Derby Winners). Santa Anita race track (paddock area).
  • Hughlette “Tex” Wheeler, George Woolf (aka Ice-Man of the Saddle), 1941. Los Angeles County, Santa Anita race track.
  • Hughlette “Tex Wheeler, Seabiscuit, 1941. Foundry/Fabricator: Nelli Art Bronze Works, Los Angeles. Los Angeles County, Santa Anita race track.

Altadena:

  • Mildred Estey, Unknown, 1950. Los Angeles County, 712 E. Calaveras, Altadena.
  • David Green, Tree of Life and Unknown, 1969. Los Angeles County, 600 E. Mariposa, the Altadena Public Library.
  • David Green, Untitled (Owl), 1947. Los Angeles County, 176 Jaxine, Altadena.
  • Robert Jennings, Untitled. Los Angeles County, 2225 N. Altadena Drive, Altadena.
  • Bob Moore, Arroyo IX, 1988. Los Angeles County, 662 E. Calaveras Street, Altadena.
  • Bob Moore, Aspan XIII #771 P-87, 1985. Los Angeles County, 662 E. Calaveras Street, Altadena.
  • Bob Moore, Tina III #855, 1987. Los Angeles County, 662 E. Calaveras Street, Altadena.
  • Albert J. Terry, Wings, 1938. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Cemetery, 2400 N. Fair Oaks, Altadena.
  • Nishan Toor, Unknown (Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church bas relief), ca. 1940. Los Angeles County, 185 West Altadena Drive, Altadena.
  • Nishan Toor, Unknown (finials). Los Angeles County, 3307 Glenrose, Altadena.
  • Unknown, A Della Robbia Sculpture, 1960. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes of the West, ca. 1939. Carver: Louis Felipe Kato; architect: Wallace Neff. Los Angeles County, St. Elizabeth Church, 1849 N. Lake Ave, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Shrine of the Little Flower (St. Theresa), ca 1926. Architect: Wallace Neff. Los Angeles County, St. Elizabeth Church, 1849 N. Lake Ave, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Cemetery Urn, ca 1895-1912. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Girl with Flowers, 1914. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Knight Family Headstone/Obelisk, 1931. Cast: Detroit Bronze Company. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Octagonal Sepulchre, 1924. Los Angeles County, Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo, Altadena.
  • Unknown, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, ca. 1926. Architect: Wallach Neff. Los Angeles County, St. Elizabeth Church, 1849 N. Lake Ave, Altadena.
  • Unknown, Boy Scouts of Camp Huntington, 1940. Los Angeles County3351 Camp Huntington Road, Altadena.

Avalon:

  • Patty Burris, City Seal/Crest. Boat Landing, Avalon.
  • Will Richards, Cat and Children at Play, Crescent Avenue (?) Avalon.

Bell:

  • Carl Romanelli or George Lange, Bronze Bust of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, dedicated 1968.

Beverly Hills:

  • Charles Arnoldi, Home, 1992. NE Corner of Rexford and Burton Way, Beverly Hills.
  • Fletcher Benton, Untitled, 1986. 8900 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills.
  • Joan Brown, The Center Obelisk, 1986. Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills.
  • Guy Dill, Passage, 1987. 345 N. Maple, Beverly Hills.
  • Harry Jackson, John Wayne, 1984. 8484 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
  • John Jagger, Untitled. 8950 Olympic Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
  • J. Seward Johnson, The Photo Shoot I, 1989. 273 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills.
  • Silvana and Stefania Maisano, Untitled (Column), 1989. 2 Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills.
  • Silvana and Stafania Maisano, Untitled (Fountain), 1989. 2 Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills.
  • Baile Oakes, Spiral of Life II, 1985. Burton Way at Rexford, Beverly Hills.
  • Eric Orr, Untitled. 8942 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills.
  • Dee Toscano, Jessica, 1987. 301 N. Canon, Beverly Hills.

Burbank:

  • Erwin Binder, Requiem. John Carson Park, Riverside Drive and Catalina, Burbank.
  • Joe Fay, Best Friends, 1993. Burbank Animal Shelter, 1150 Victory Place, Burbank.
  • Bartolo Mako, Burbank City Hall, 1941.
  • Ron Pekar, Tree Spirit, 1993. Wildwood Canyon Park, Burbank.
  • Otto Rigan, Reclaimed Column, 1993. Burbank Environmental Center, 500 S. Flower, Burbank.
  • Unknown, Dr. David Burbank DDS, 1977 (?). Burbank Public Library, Glenoaks and Olive, Burbank.
  • Henry Van Wolf, Lincoln in Meditation, 1962. (?). Burbank Public Library, Glenoaks and Olive, Burbank.

Claremont:

  • Gladys Lewis Bush, Susan Miller Dorsey, 1932. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Aldo Casanova, Junctures, 1966. Cast in Italy. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • George Kolbe, Young Woman, 1920s. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Jim Huntington, Column. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Paul Soldner, Untitled, ca. 1990. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Albert Stewart, The Dolphins. Stolen, formerly at Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Albert Stewart, Fawn. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Albert Stewart, Man in Nature. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Michael Todd, Unknown, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont.
  • Unknown, Seals, ca. 1935. Scripps College, Claremont.
  • Jack Zajac, Bound Goat, Thursday, 1973. Scripps College, Claremont.

Covina:

  • Unknown, Olmec Indian Chief, 1990. Covina Police Station. A replica of an ancient sculpture housed at the Xalapa Museum of Anthropology.

Culver City:

  • Lucy Blake-Elahi, Homage to La Ballona Creed, 1994. Syd Kronenthal Park, Roberts off Washington Ave., Culver City
  • Ann Marie Karlsen, Multiplicity/Ways of Seeing, 1992. 8505 Hannum, Culver City.
  • Natalie Krol, Film Strip-USA; The Heart of Screenland, 1981. Veterans Hall, Culver City.
  • Gwynn Murrill, Cougar I, Cougar II, 1991. Intersection of Slauson and Hannum, Culver City.
  • Harold L. Pastorius, Emerald Rings, 1993. Emerald Way, near 4460 Overland, Culver City.
  • Ernest Shelton, Solar Alignment, 1992. 3900 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City.
  • Chris Byk, Big Stars, 1991 (?). California Highway Patron, Culver City.

Glendale:

  • G. W Lundeen, Ben Franklin, 1989. 139 N. Maryland, (Exchange Shopping Center) Glendale.
  • Archibald Garner, Youth in Agriculture. Glendale Community College, possibly missing since the 1960s.
  • Natalie Krol, Me Too, 1991. Glendale.
  • Frederick Willard Potter, Miss American Green Cross, restored ca. 1990. Brand Park, Glendale.
  • J. Michael Wilson, Power and the Passion, 1993. 500 N. Brand, Glendale.

El Segundo:

  • Harold Roach, Mankind’s Struggle for Eternal Peace, 1970s. Architect: Marion J. Varner (FARA). Courtyard of City Hall, El Segundo.
  • Mark Stasz, Endangered II, 1993. Corner of Nash and Mariposa, El Segundo.
  • Unknown, Unknown (Swimmers), dedicated 1941. Color constultant artist: Tony Heinsbergen, architect John C. Austin. 219 Mariposa, El Segundo.

Hermosa Beach:

  • William Maloney, Surfer, 1965. Hermosa Beach Municipal Pier.
  • Terrance O’Donnell, bust of George Freeth, dedicated 1977. Janice Richardson Brymer, designer and Marc A. Profasel, project coordinator. Hermosa Beach Municipal Pier.

Inglewood:

  • Tony De Lap, Sledans, 1979. Inglewood Civic Center.
  • Albert Stewart, Swaps or Shoemaker Up, 1955. Designed by Millard Sheets. Hollywood Park Race Track, 1050 S. Prairie Ave, clubhouse gardens, Inglewood.
  • John Edward Svenson and Millard Sheets, Native Diver, 1968. Hollywood Park Race Track, 1050 S. Prairie Ave, paddock area.
  • Unknown, Penelope, aka Rex, 1939. Hillcrest and Eucalyptus, Inglewood.
  • Jack Zajac, Unknown, 1975. Inglewood City Hall.

Long Beach:

  • Kengiro Azuma, Mu 464, 1965. Technical advice and skilled welders and metal fabricators from ALCOA assisted the artist. Foundry: Paramount Steel Co. Los Alamitos. California State University at Long Beach.
  • Larry Bell, Triangles on Grid, 1984. 245 Broadway at Pacific, Long Beach.
  • Peter Bisson and Charles Gruenfeld, Abraham Lincoln Monument, 1915. Peter Bisson, stoneworker; Charles Gruenfeld, maker of plaster of paris model; contractor: Fred Brittain; designs carved on pedestal: Clyde Spear; Raymond Stone Co. East Civic Center Plaza at Pacific Avenue and First Street, Long Beach.
  • Andre Bloc, Carlson/Bloc tower, 1965-1972. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Eugenia Butler, Lovers Search for a New Millennium, 1993. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Michael Davis, Navis, 1990. 222 West 6th Street, San Pedro.
  • Guy Dill, In Irons, 1974, dedicated 1976. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Claire Falkenstein, U as a Set, 1965. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Merrell Gage, Unknown, 1936. Architect: George W. Kahrs. Veterans Memorial Building, Long Beach.
  • Maren Hassinger, Evening Shadows, 1993. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Bryan Hunt, Conductor II, 1983. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Piotr Kowalski, Now, 1965. California State University, Long Beach.
  • Eric Orr, Lumiere, 1991. 111 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach.
  • John Hillis Sanders, Flyers, 1985. Long Beach.
  • Larry D. Stokes, I Have a Dream (Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial), 1985. Long Beach.
  • Terry Thornsley, Long Beach Police and Firefighters Memorial, dedicated 1989. City Hall Plaza, Long Beach.
  • Unknown, Long Beach Venus, executed prior to 1924, installed 1989. Copy of Christophe Gabriel Allegrain’s 18th century work titled Venus au bain. 333 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach.

Malibu:

  • Harvey Baskin, Color Malibu Beautiful, 1991. Landscape design, Jane Marshall, assisted by Jeff Laing. Pacific Coast Highway at Malibu Canyon Road, Michael Landon Community Center, Malibu.
  • Terrie Bennett, Cassie Brosnan Memorial Whale Watch Station, 1994. Bluffs Park, Malibu.
  • Donjo, A Future, 1992. 23410 Civic Center Way, Malibu.

Manhattan Beach:

  • William Mikus, Martin Lane Ganz Memorial, 1994. Live Oak Park, Manhattan Beach.
  • Christine Oatman, Mariposa Pathway, 1992. Landscape architect: Tatsumi Associates; foundry: San Diego Sheet and Metal Work. Valley and Ardmore near 9th and 10th streets, Manhattan Beach.
  • Harold Roach, Untitled, 1982. Civic Center Post Office at 15th and Valley, Manhattan Beach.
  • Robert Salas, Beyond This Point Lies the Rest of the World, 1994. Manhattan Beach Pier.

Occidental:

  • George Baker, Water Forms II, 1979. Occidental College.
  • Peter Greenleaf, Unknown. Occidental College.
  • Geoff Hollandaer, Unknown, Occidental College.
  • Unknown, Female figure with a sundial, 1930s? Occidental College.
  • Unknown, Totem Poles. Occidental College.
  • Unknown, Unknown, Occidental College.

Palos Verdes:

  • Unknow, Neptune Fountain/La Fontana del Nettuno (19th century replica of bronze fountain in Bologna, Italy, by Gian Bologna). Dedicated 1930.

Paramount:

  • Arlene Cartozian, Hole in One, 1985. 14528 Garfield Avenue, Paramount.
  • Arlene Cartozian, Suffer the Little Children, 1988. Paramount Boulevard and Jackson Street, Paramount.
  • Betty Gold, Kai Koo VII, 1986. Alondra Boulevard at the L. A. River, Paramount.
  • Sue Kim, Sonatina, 1987, dedicated 1988. Progress Park Plaza, Paramount.
  • Hal Pastorius, Boxes, 1986. Progress Park Plaza, Paramount.
  • Hal Pastorius, Defiance. Rosecrans Boulevard at Paramount Boulevard, Paramount.
  • Hal Pastorius, Delineation, 1987. Progress Park Plaza, Paramount.
  • Hal Pastorius, Fluid, 1987. Paramount County Library, Paramount.
  • Hal Pastorius, Modified box, 1985. Paramount Park Community Center.

Pasadena:

  • Ernest Batchelder, Unknown (tile wall fountain), 1921. Plaza Las Fuentes, Pasadena.
  • Dara de Larios, Homage to Quetzelcoatle, 1992. Villa street between Garfield and Los Robles, Pasadena.
  • Christopher Georgesco, Receptor, 1980. Plaza Pasadena, Green Street side, Pasadena.
  • Robert Irwin, Pasadena Police Building, 1991? Landscape architect: Douglas and Regula Campbell. 207 North Garfield Ave, Pasadena.
  • Lyman Kipp, Column, Plaza Pasadena.
  • Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, Union Soldier, 1906. Memorial Park, N. Raymond and W. Walnut, Pasadena.
  • Natalie Krol, Serenity, 1969. 722 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena.
  • Lee Lawrie, Memorial Flagpole, 1924-1926. Architect: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Foundry: John Polachek Bronze and Iron Co., Inc. Northeast corner of Colorado and Orange Grove, Pasadena.
  • Michael Lucaro, Dreamer with fish fountain, snail fountain, frog fountain, turtle fountain, dragonfly fountain, 1990. Plaza Las Fuentes, Pasadena.
  • John Okulick, Three Moons, 1993. 376 Cordova Street, Pasadena.
  • George Rickey, Unknown. Intersection of Delacy Street and Holly Street, Pasadena.
  • Unknown, Tenjin. Late 19th century. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.
  • Jay Willis, Mach Bands. Plaza Pasadena at Broadway/Greer/Los Robles, Pasadena.
  • Joan Wolfe, L’eternite, 1980. Foundry: Shidoni Foundry. 150 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena.
  • J. Kenton Zlab, Unknown (Swords into Plowshares), 1992. Ambassador College, Pasadena.

Pomona:

  • Alaska Indian Arts, Inc., Tlingit Totem Pole, 1981. Los Angeles County Fair Ground, Pomona.
  • Adolph Cipriani, Goddess Pomona, 1889. Pomona Public Library.
  • Betty Davenport Ford, Gazelle, 1962. City Hall, Pomona.
  • Burt Johnson, goddess of Fruit, 1922. Garfield Park, Holt Avenue, Pomona.
  • Lawrence Tenney Stevens, Monument to Young Farmers, 1937. Los Angeles County Fair Ground, Pomona.
  • Albert Stewart, Herron, 1962. Formerly at the Pomona Mall, Thomas Street, Pomona.
  • John Edward Svenson, Ranchero, 1953. Los Angeles County Fair Ground, Pomona.
  • Peter Voulkos, Lady Hemington, 1963. Pomona Mall, Pomona.

San Dimas:

  • Victor Issa, A Welcome Sight (Jedidiah Strong Smith), 1992. San Dimas Civic Center.

San Gabriel:

  • Hal Miller, Water Gardens, pre-1977. 6224 San Gabriel Boulevard, San Gabriel.

San Pedro:

  • Douglas Tilden, Stephen M. White, 1908. Foundry: American Bronze Foundry Co., Chicago. Cabrillo Park, San Pedro.

Santa Monica:

  • Carl Cheng, Santa Monica Art Tool: Walk on LA, 1988. Constructed by John Doe Co. Santa Monica beach.
  • Chilkat Thlinger Tribe, Totem Pole, 1926. Inspiration point, Santa Monica.
  • Paul Conrad, Chain Reaction, 1991. Santa Monica Civic Center.
  • Tony DeLap, The Big Wave, 1989. Wilshire Boulevard at Franklin, Santa Monica.
  • Stefan de Vriedt, Story Book Land, 1936. 2401 Santa Monica Boulevard, McKinley School, Santa Monica.
  • Michele Oka Doner, Wave and Shell Obelisks, 1992. Ocean Park Boulevard at Barnard Way, Santa Monica.
  • Doug Hollis, Singing Beach Chairs, 1987. Santa Monica beach north of Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Helen and Newton Harrison, Intersection (Pico Seagate), 1993. Shutters Hotel, Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Julia Kelmek and Leslie Robbins, Montana Ridge, 1986. Palisades Park, Ocean Avenue and Montana Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Joyce Kohl, Ocean Park Seque, 1988. Ocean Park Boulevard at Barnard Way, Santa Monica.
  • Artis Lane, Irene Dunn. St. John’s Hospital, 22nd Street and Arizona, Santa Monica.
  • Claude and Francois LaLanne, The Dinosaurs of Santa Monica, 1989. Foundry: Metafer, France. Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica.
  • Eugene H. Morahan, Santa Monica, dedicated 1935. Palisades Park, Ocean Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Balie Oakes, Gestation III, 1990. Palisades Park, Ocean Avenue and Montana Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • John Palo-Kangas, The Viking, 1937. Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Romppanen, Eino, Oneness, 1966. Mary Hotchkins Park, 4th Street at Strand, Santa Monica.
  • Masahito Sanae, Arcadia Bandini de Baker, 1987. Palisades Park, Palisades Avenue and Ocean Boulevard, Santa Monica.
  • Mauro Staccioli, Untitled (Homage to Jack Kerouac), 1990. Intersection of Pico Boulevard, Neilson Way and Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica.
  • Ruth Snyder, Emergence, Dedicated 1990. 2200 Main Street, Santa Monica.
  • Unknown, Senator John Percival Jones, unknown location, Santa Monica.

Sierra Madre:

  • Unknown, Boy Scout Memorial. Memorial Park, Sierra Madre at Hermosa, Sierra Madre.

Whittier:

  • Bartolo Mako, School Activities (Pageant of Education), 1938. Lou Henry Hoover School, Camilla Street at Alta Avenue, Whittier.

West Hollywood:

  • Loann Chan, At the Foot of the Rainbow, 1989. 8714 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood.
  • Betty Gold, Monumental Holistic XXVI, 1984. NE corner of Hammond and Cynthia, West Hollywood.
  • Nini Policappelli, Uno (The Kiss), circa 1986. Santa Monica Boulevard at Robertson, West Hollywood.
  • Harold Roach, Untitled, dedicated 1982. 720 San Vicente Boulevard, West Hollywood.