Murals from San Diego’s famous Chicano Park.

Barrio yes, junkyards no.
Barrio yes, junkyards no.

Here’s one last group of cool pics from Chicano Park. These photographs begin near the center of the park, then we move west under the Coronado Bay Bridge.

The junkyards referred to in the above photo used to be numerous in this area.

Mural makes political statement about immigration.
Mural makes political statement about immigration.
Zapata quote in a high nook.
Zapata quote in a high nook.
Chicano Park mural shows immigrants working in fields.
Chicano Park mural shows immigrants working in fields.
Elaborate Aztec figure painted on concrete pillar.
Elaborate Aztec figure painted on concrete pillar.
Various colorful images on a wall in Barrio Logan.
Various colorful images on a wall in Barrio Logan.
Broom leans up against mural of students in school.
Broom leans up against mural of students in school.
Virgin Mary and shrine at foot of Chicano Park mural.
Virgin Mary and shrine at foot of Chicano Park mural.
Murals under lanes leading to Coronado Bay Bridge.
Murals under lanes leading to Coronado Bay Bridge.
Central dance pavilion in Chicano Park.
Central dance pavilion in Chicano Park.
Ceiling of dance pavilion shows natives from Tenochtitlán.
Ceiling of dance pavilion shows natives from Tenochtitlán.
Female figure on beautiful ceiling of dance pavilion.
Female figure on beautiful ceiling of dance pavilion.
A series of murals on pillars supporting traffic lanes.
A series of murals on pillars supporting traffic lanes.
Bronze statue of the Mexican revolutionary soldier Emilio Zapata.
Bronze statue of the Mexican revolutionary soldier Emilio Zapata.
Poem in Chicano Park voices Mexican American pride.
Spanish poem in Chicano Park about dancing and life.
A variety of creative and amusing images.
A variety of creative and amusing images.
Aztec warrior and shield stand guard in San Diego.
Aztec warrior and shield stand guard in San Diego.
People walking through Chicano Park.
People walking through Chicano Park.
All The Way To The Bay refers to 1980 Chicano Park campaign.
All The Way To The Bay refers to 1980 Chicano Park campaign.
Diverse people on a very detailed mural.
Diverse people on a very detailed mural.
Faces tell many stories in Chicano Park.
Faces tell many stories in Chicano Park.
Cool green masked figure.
Cool green masked figure.
Brilliantly painted park structure near playground.
Brilliantly painted park structure near playground.
Wide view under Coronado Bay Bridge reveals murals and sculptures.
Wide view under Coronado Bay Bridge reveals murals and sculptures.
Environmental message on Barrio Logan mural.
Environmental message on Barrio Logan mural.
Mural protests toxic waste from nearby NASSCO shipyard.
Mural protests toxic waste from nearby shipyards.
Historical figures come alive in Chicano Park.
Historical figures come alive in Chicano Park.
Artwork provides a strong warning.
Artwork provides a strong warning.
Dynamic shapes, figures and bright colors.
Dynamic shapes, figures and bright colors.
Bold face shows strength.
Bold face shows strength.
Second beautiful female face.
Second beautiful female face.
Third female face is an excellent piece of art.
Third female face is an excellent piece of art.
Fourth female face on Chicano Park pillar.
Fourth female face on Chicano Park pillar.
More amazing artwork in the famous San Diego park.
More amazing artwork in the famous San Diego park.
Aztec warriors come alive in Chicano Park.
Aztec warriors come alive in Chicano Park.
Abstract plant-like painting appears symbolic.
Abstract plant-like painting appears symbolic.
Mattress of homeless person leans up against painted utility box.
Mattress of homeless person leans up against painted utility box.
More colorful artwork.
More colorful artwork.
I Bend Like Desert Flowers Do.
I Bend Like Desert Flowers Do.
Please do not throw litter in the fountain.
Please do not throw litter in the fountain.
Fantastic metal sculpture in tiled fountain.
Fantastic metal sculpture in tiled fountain.
Kid plays among pillars under Coronado Bay Bridge.
Kid plays behind neglected art under Coronado Bay Bridge.
Painted bases of pillars supporting the bridge.
Painted bases of pillars supporting the bridge.
Two vibrant abstract faces.
Two vibrant abstract faces.
Many who are homeless camp out in Chicano Park.
Many who are homeless camp out in Chicano Park.
A world of murals can be found in Chicano Park.
A world of murals can be found in Chicano Park.

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Richard Schulte

Downtown San Diego has been my home for many years. My online activities reflect my love for writing, blogging, walking and photography.

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