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"It's a movement that started a long time ago and it's not going to die any time soon. It's much more than what people think it is. It's about familia, cultura, history, pride." -Richard Palos on the Low Rider traditionwww.thinglink.comTOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
"Varrio Logan" is the first mural Hector Villegas ever worked on during the restoration. Now his own artwork lines the park. Watch his story here.youtu.beThis is a multimedia video on Hector Villegas, an artist that paints his murals in Chicano Park. He originally started painting murals when he was asked to h...
In the mid-1960's the construction of Interstate 5 split Barrio Logan in half and displaced many lifelong residents. The Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a gathering place for many residents, was torn down, leaving the center of the barrio empty.
The "Historical mural" is one of the largest murals in the park. It shows Chicano heroes like Cesar Chavez, Diego Rivera and Frida Khalo.www.thinglink.comTOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink
On April 19, 2014 the park celebrated it's 44th birthday. Thousands of visitors experienced traditional music and dance, food, and colorful artwork.
The kiosko in the center of the park, designed to resemble a Mayan temple, is used for many things. On a typical day groups use the stage for prayer and couples often exchange wedding vows. A mural named 'La Revolucion Mexicana' is on the ceiling.www.thinglink.comTOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink