VALLEY GLEN - This week, the State Historical Resources Commission approved the Great Wall of Los Angeles mural's nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. The nine-member California state review board, appointed by the Governor, is charged with the preservation of California's cultural heritage.
"The Great Wall of Los Angeles, situated in Valley Glen within the City Council District I represent, is one of the most historically significant artworks in Southern California. This unique mural is a landmark pictorial representation of the history of California's ethnic communities from prehistoric times to the 1950s. It has been a cultural destination in the San Fernando Valley for more than 35 years and is imminently worthy of listing on the National Register."