A Memorial Tribute to Gilbert W. Lindsay

This tribute is stationed at the corner of W Pico Blvd and S Figueroa St near the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Inscribed on the plates in the ground is the following:

Plate 1:

GILBERT W. LINDSAY PLAZA
Los Angeles Convention Center

Plate 2:

A MEMORIAL TRIBUTE TO GILBERT W. LINDSAY
DECEMBER 28, 1900
TO NOVEMBER 29, 1990

First African-American City Councilman of the City of Los Angeles
Served for Eight Consecutive Terms
January 28, 1963 to April 11, 1989

Plate 3:

Many thanks to photographers, organizations, and private citizens whose photographs are included in this memorial

Elson-Alexandre Photography, The Los Angeles City Archives, Dr. Emma D. McFarlin, Williams Studio West, Guys Photography, Toyo Miyatake, Howard Bingham, Thomas Neerken, Julius Holder, Atkinson Photography, The Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper, Photography Collection / The Los Angeles Public Library, Our Authors Study Club
and
special thanks to
Gifford Myers: Tile Fabricator

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