Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools

Designers: Pereira, William L. and Associates Planning and Architecture (firm); William Allen (painter); Thomas Collins (painter); William Leonard Pereira (architect); Hanna Scharff (mosaicist)

Dates: constructed 1974

741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029-3514

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An educational and training facility was added to the existing Braille Institute; the cost was set at $1 million; Thomas Collins and William Allen designed a mural for the building, put onto the wall by mosaicist, Hanna Scharff; the use of mosaic was to enable the blind to appreciate it more fully;

PCAD id: 4082