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La Jolla Murals

  La Jolla Murals   La Jolla is known for many things, beaches, surfing, and amazing restaurants to name a few. La Jolla is also home to many artists drawn to the natural beauty of the California Coastline. These local artists have created some amazing murals for the public to view in La Jolla. The full list of public art is available on , and you can download a self-guided tour map! Here are some of our favorites:   1.         Roy McMakin, Favorite Color 7596 Eads Ave (2010) 2.         John Baldessari, Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree) 1250 Prospect Street – back side of building (2011)  3.         Terry Allen, PLAYING LA JOLLA (for all it’s worth) 7611 Fay Avenue (2015)  4.         Byron Kim & Vitoria Fu, Suns Empress Hotel 7766 Fay Avenue (2016)  5.         Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, Demos Gracias 2259 Avenida la Playa (2016) 6.         The Shoal La Jolla Beach (2018) 6750 La Jolla At The Shoal La Jolla Beach, our mural

Four Historical Landmarks in La Jolla

  Four Historical Landmarks in La Jolla   1.         Green Dragon Colony Site Built in the 1890’s by Irving Gill, commissioned by Anna Held Heinrich. Something special about this home is the room in the back overlooking the ocean, it was shaped like a boat and became known as “Noah’s Ark”.   2.         Mushroom House Located at Black’s Beach this home was built in 1965 by Dale Naegle. If you want to look at the mushroom house, be prepared for a 2-mile round trip hike!   4.         Salk Institute The Salk institute is an architectural marvel, acclaimed by architecture critics as one of the world's boldest structures. Sitting on the coastal bluffs of La Jolla it rests 350 feet above the Pacific Ocean!  4.         The George H. Scripps Marine Biological Laboratory Built by Irving Gill in 1909, this building is the oldest continuously used oceanographic research buildings in the United States. It proudly takes on the title of being the first building of the Scripp