The City of West Hollywood in collaboration with the Museum of Neon Art presents On Route—66 Lights, vintage and contemporary neon on historic Route 66 (Santa Monica Boulevard) and the Sunset Strip. Four large-scale classic neon lights are on display in the City. Three in the center median of Santa Monica Boulevard near Barney's Beanery, and one at Plummer Park.
For a free brochure with information on more than 50 neon signs throughout West Hollywood, stop by West Hollywood City Hall, the Plummer Park Community Center or call 323.848.6883.
- Video Tour of On Route-66 Lights
Cultural Affairs Administrator Andrew Campbell takes us on an informative video tour of this exciting project!
- Click here to print a PDF of the On Route—66 Lights map.
This map shows the location of the large-scale signs as well as other vintage and contemporary neon in the City.
Note: Click on any of the photos below for a full description
Art on the Outside
On Route–66 Lights is a special Art on the Outside project in celebration of the City of West Hollywood’s 25th Anniversary of Cityhood. Art on the Outside projects bring temporary art installations and exhibits out into the public realm to enhance the City’s lively pedestrian-friendly culture. Art on the Outside is a program of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission whose mission is to promote and nurture the arts and cultural life of the City. For more information on this or other arts and culture projects in the City, visit www.weho.org/arts or call 323.848.6883.
Museum of Neon Art
The Museum of Neon Art was founded in Los Angeles in 1981. Currently located in the Old Bank district of Downtown Los Angeles, MONA (as it is familiarly known) is negotiating a permanent facility in the City of Glendale. The Museum of Neon Art offers an energizing, colorful and engaging experience through changing exhibits of neon art, glass and kinetic works and a premiere collection of historic neon signs. The mission of the Museum of Neon Art is to encourage learning and curiosity through the preservation, collection and interpretation of neon art. MONA engages learners of all ages in the exploration of art and ideas through exhibits, lectures and hands-on classes focusing on fine art neon, glass, electric and kinetic works and its neon collection and tours of historic neon signage. For more information visit: www.neonmona.org or call 213.489.9918.