L.A. Times Murals: Now You See Them, Now You --
According to L.A. Observed, the Globe Lobby will no longer be accessible via street entrance -- effectively cutting off public viewing of the works, which depict the advance of commerce and labor. Ironically, the Ballin murals are among the few from the WPA era that don't criticize capitalism, yet apparently are being shielded from public gaze under the rationale of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
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