East, 14th Council District

Historic 1st Street Bridge

Refik Anadol & Peggy Weil


See the Art:
July 16 , July 17, August 13 August 14, 2016
Sat + Sun, 8:30–11:00 pm

Historic 1st Street Bridge
East 1st Street & Mission Road, Los Angeles CA 90033

Neighborhood: Downtown LA / Boyle Heights

Site Access

N Mission Rd & E 1st St, Boyle Heights 90033
(street parking: Mission Rd, between E 4th St and East Cesar E Chavez Ave)


E 1st St & N Vignes St, Downtown LA 90012
(street parking: Vignes St, between E 2nd St and E. Commercial St)

Notes for Visitors:

  • The Historic 1st Street Bridge spans over the LA River connects Downtown LA and Boyle Heights.
  • The UnderLA performance/projection is viewable from the NORTH sidewalk along the 1st Street Bridge between Santa Fe Ave and Mission Ave: here is the link to the Google location for “CURRENT:LA 1st Street Bridge”.
  • Please plan on an uphill, quarter-mile walk to reach the art viewing location from either side of the bridge (from the corner of Mission Rd and E 1st St, or the corner of Vignes St and E 1st St).
  • Drivers should take note of parking signs and heed any restrictions for street parking.

The Historic 1st Street Bridge has easy bike access.

The artists would like to acknowledge and thank Michael Land, Hydrologist, California Water Science Center, USGS; Daniel J. Ponti, Research Geologist, Earthquake Science Center, USGS and Ted Johnson, Chief Hydrogeologist, Water Replenishment District of Southern California, for working with them over the course of a year and providing data and images for UnderLA. Toby Heinemann provided Production Assistance. Projection Services provided by VER, Video Equipment Rentals.