Judge To San Francisco School Board: Arnautoff's Murals Must Remain

Public officials must "give more than lip-service" to laws designed to protect historical resources, the judge wrote.

Victor Arnautoff’s murals have adorned the walls of San Francisco’s George Washington High School for over 80 years. And even before the San Francisco school board began studying the impact of their potential removal, most board members clearly wanted them gone: At one public meeting, two members of the board wore T-shirts emblazoned with the phrases “T…

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