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  • This is one of the most diverse areas in the city, with Latino and Asian families that ... of small 'hoods in the northeast region of L.A. is bisected by the L.A. River and nestled among the 5, 2, 101 and 110 ... with the plan to build public housing. However, that plan lost political support and the land was sold to the Dodgers in 1958. ...
  • Downtown L.A.'s Second and Third Street tunnels star in countless action movies and car commercials, but other tunnels--now lost to history--served as landmarks for decades. ... {"additionalClasses":""}]South portal of the Broadway tunnel, near Broadway and Temple, circa 1925. Courtesy of ...
  • How did an entire valley vanish from L.A.'s cultural topography? A century ago, the broad basin between the ... and a sprawling coastal plain to their south. Residents of the coastal plain in Hollywood or Beverly Hills would never mistake their ...
  • It's up to us, the residents of this community to make sure that the essence of this neighborhood isn't lost . [scald=78714:kl_image_original_context ... art in all its form. At the same time you can enjoy a taco, a burger, or many other delicacies along the stretch, the Blake stretch ...
  • An extensive system of creeks, arroyos, and other watercourses once crisscrossed Los Angeles. Today, most of L.A.'s streams have been paved over, buried and converted into storm drains, or ... Los Angeles has worked to rediscover elements of its lost , wild geography. Activists have transformed the long-neglected Los ...
  • <p>Sussan Deyhim, a performance artist and activist born in Iran and living in exile for 30 ... "Wind Up Doll #1," 2012-2014. Most people have not heard of the late existentialist Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad, who died ... continued, "but Forough had a nervous breakdown when she lost the custody of her child. They published a poem called "Sin," and ...
  • ... Artbound revisits early Los Angeles to explore one of its key and most controversial figures: Charles Fletcher Lummis. As a writer and editor of the L.A. Times, an avid collector and ...
  • The photography exhibit "Lawrence Schiller: A Life in Photojournalism" features dozens of luminous subjects from the middle of the 20th Century. ... of social media, the camera as it is being used has lost its position as being the tip of the paint brush. It is now a sponge ...
  • <p>Marrano Beach, a popular recreational destination for Mexican American communities, was unlike ... {"additionalClasses":""}]Youth posing on the shore of the Rio Hondo River | Photo: La Historia Historical Society ... Blvd. bridge | Photo: Daniel Medina    The beach was lost , but this buried portion of the Rio Hondo still flowed unrestrained, ...
  • ... House Program, community development project Blackbirds is a contemporary experiment in configurating new definitions of housing. Built on the site of five former single-family residence ...

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