Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host, producer, and managing editor of Lost LA, an original public television series from KCETLink and the USC Libraries. His writings focus on the evolution of Los Angeles' built and natural environments and have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, The Public Historian, Boat, and other fine publications – including an essay in LAtitudes: An Angeleno's Atlas (Heyday, 2015). He serves as manager of media initiatives for the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research alliance.
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Taken from a hot air balloon, it was probably the first aerial photo of L.A.
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The unusual traffic hazards – the result of deliberate town planning – became local landmarks.
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It opened one year after Venice of America – that other Southern California development boasting saltwater canals and an Italian name.
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The California Branch State Normal School occupied a hilltop site in downtown L.A. The teacher's college later became UCLA.
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The American Civil War inflamed passions in distant Southern California.
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Ancient oaks and sycamores marked the boundaries of many Mexican-era rancho land grants.