Quantcast

Steel butterflies take flight above El Sereno

El SERENO  —  A steel sculpture features a flock of butterflies was recently installed over the newly reconfigured junction of Soto Street, Mission Road and Huntington Drive.

The work is by artist Michael Amescua,  who has also created decorative gates along the Los Angeles River and public artwork at some transit stations.

It’s not clear what the new El Sereno sculpture is called but it’s part of the $14 million traffic improvement project that saw the demolition of the old Soto Street Bridge and the realignment of streets at the intersection.

Capture
The Eastsider’s Daily email digest includes all new content published on The Eastsider during the last 24 hours. Expect the digest to land in your in email in box around 7 p.m. It’s free to sign up!

Once you submit your information, please check your email box to confirm your subscription.




Eastsider Advertising

4 comments

  1. This intersection looks boring and suburban. Like something out of Irvine. The winding pathway goes from nowhere to nowhere. What a wasted opportunity to create a usable urban space. Instead we get a traffic island with metal butterflies.

  2. Nice work Michael Amescua! So pretty.

  3. How about adding some trees to that area. That park land desperately needs some shade.

  4. I avoid driving thru this intersection if possible. It’s a traffic storm.

Post a Comment

Please keep your comments civil and on topic and refrain from personal attacks. The moderator reserves the right to edit or delete any comments. The Eastsider's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply to comments submitted by readers. Required fields are marked *

*