28 min

'Destination Crenshaw’ pays tribute to Black creativity and history Works In Progress

    • Visual Arts

A cultural and economic corridor that's central to Southern California’s Black community is getting a new look. Destination Crenshaw is a $100 million revitalization project that will bring public art, pocket parks and small business investment to 1.3 miles of Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles.

Helping bring this project to life? UCLA faculty and alumni.

On this episode of "Works In Progress," hear from two UCLA scholars who are advising the project, Darnell Hunt and Marcus Hunter, and two UCLA Department of Art alumnae who are creating public artworks for it, Maren Hassinger and Brenna Youngblood.

A cultural and economic corridor that's central to Southern California’s Black community is getting a new look. Destination Crenshaw is a $100 million revitalization project that will bring public art, pocket parks and small business investment to 1.3 miles of Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles.

Helping bring this project to life? UCLA faculty and alumni.

On this episode of "Works In Progress," hear from two UCLA scholars who are advising the project, Darnell Hunt and Marcus Hunter, and two UCLA Department of Art alumnae who are creating public artworks for it, Maren Hassinger and Brenna Youngblood.

28 min