Old school street art.
This the "back side" of the Golden State Theatre
in Monterey, California.
The theatre fell out of use for several years,
but about ten years ago or so,
its new owners renovated the inside
and the theatre now hosts several
excellent concerts every year
and is a central feature of the downtown
New Year's party called
This mural actually appears to show
at least two generations of art.
The black outlined rectangle
"behind the tree"
declared the place to be
"Golden State Theatre"
while the large white lettering
"on top of" the rectangle
(dropping the word 'Golden').
Taken 10 January 2011.