Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

1816 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Bob Hope Patriotic Hall Tour

LAVA and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission invite you to join them for a free tour of a downtown landmark that is also home to a contemporary lobby mural by Kent Twitchell: Bob Hope Patriotic Hall (Allied Architects,1925).

Brigadier General Ruth Wong (US Air Force, Ret.), the Director of the County of of Los Angeles’ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, will lead the tour of the building and discuss its history. Archivist Glen Roosevelt will share some of the historic military artifacts held in the Patriotic Hall. And artist Kent Twitchell will be on hand to discuss his 2010 commission to replace the original 1942 lobby murals (by Pasadena artist Helen Lundeberg), which were lost during a 1970s renovation.

Space is limited for this free event, so please only RSVP if you can attend. No “plus ones”—each attendee must sign up with a unique name and email address.

Parking around Patriotic Hall is quite limited so please give yourself plenty of time to find a spot, or take public transportation.