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Murals of the Gabba Art District

Join us as we explore a labyrinth of vibrant murals in the alleyways of Historic Filipinotown with Cindy Schwarzstein, founder of Cartwheel Art Tours.

Over 100 murals canvas the alleyways, stairways, dumpsters, gated fences, and garage doors of Historic Filipinotown. Known as the Gabba Art District, this dynamic neighborhood has attracted emerging and well-known street artists from across Los Angeles and around the world. 

Join Cartwheel Art Tours founder Cindy Schwarzstein on a trek through the alleys of the Gabba Art District with curator and Alley Project founder, Jason Ostro. Beginning and ending at Gabba Gallery, we'll meet several of the artists, learn more about the history of the project, and discover how it's transformed the community. 

We may even get to meet some of the artists who have contributed their work to these alleys, including Cloe Hakakian, Collin Salazar, Nina Palomba, Toshee, and more. Artists who have painted murals in the Gabba Art District include Dourone, Jason Botkin, Katie Green, Raphael Grischa, Phobik, Moncho1929, Andrea LaHue aka Random Act, Jason Ostro, Jennifer Korsen, Bandit, LOUDLABS, Peter Greco, MD MN, Clinton Bopp, Annie Preece, Matt Gondek, Gianni Arone, The Bleep Bloop, SpaceGoth, Johnny Brushstrokes, Wrdsmith, Thrashbird, Sketchy, Teachr, Septerhed, ThanksOne, Jules Muck, KrossD, Save the Panduhs, Mar, Blandy, Dour One, LeBA, ZLA, Afrika_47 a.k.a. Ralph Zimon, and Pastey Whyte.


  • This is a two-mile walking tour. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Ages 12 and up. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Street parking is available, but please read signs carefully and park at your own discretion.
  • A portion of the proceeds will go to Cartwheel Art and the artists.
  • Photography is encouraged! Tag @atlasobscura #cartwheelarttours #alleyproject #gabbaartdistrict


Atlas Obscura is thrilled to partner with Cartwheel Art Tours for this immersive exploration. Cartwheel Art Tours eclectic team of knowledgeable and passionate district insiders are deeply connected to Los Angeles. Founder Cindy Schwarzstein lives and works in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District and is involved with a diverse number of mural and community groups and serves on the board of the Los Angeles Artists and River Business Association (LARABA).


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