Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host and executive producer of Lost L.A., an Emmy Award-winning public television series from KCET and the USC Libraries. The show explores how rare artifacts from Southern California's archives can unlock hidden and often-surprising stories from the region's past. Nathan’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He also helps manage public programs and media initiatives at the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research consortium.
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In the 1850s, the Army tried to introduce the "ship of the desert" to the arid American Southwest.
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In 1966, 516-foot Union Bank Square ended City Hall's long reign as the tallest building in Los Angeles.
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L.A.'s most hated stretch of freeway began as a bucolic country road through the Santa Monica Mountains.
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When the double-decker transit bus arrived in Los Angeles, it came with a distinctly local innovation — an open-air top deck.
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Before Los Angeles’ municipal government moved into the imposing, neoclassical skyscraper we now know as City Hall in 1928, it was content with a more modest, three-story structure.
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In 1910, a colorful inventor cleared a swath through his Burbank orchard and built an experimental monorail, the Aerial Swallow.