América Tropical, located at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument in downtown Los Angeles, is the only US 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, sought to conserve, interpret, and provide public access to the mural. Read More


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

Post-treatment Monitoring

Monitoring the mural and site

Interpretive Center

Exploring the mural in all its contexts


Making available project publications and videos

Related Materials

Collections, articles, and related resources

Image Gallery

Page updated: August 2019