América Tropical, located at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument in downtown Los Angeles, is the only U.S. public mural by famed Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros still in its original location. This project, a collaboration between the GCI and the City of Los Angeles, seeks to conserve, interpret and provide public access to the mural.
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Monitoring and condition recording

Scientific Study

Understanding materials and their deterioration


Cleaning, reattachment, stabilization, and treatment

Shelter & Viewing Platform

Protecting the mural and providing public access

Interpretive Center

Exploring the mural in all its contexts.

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