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  • ... find yourself in Boyle Heights , gateway to East Los Angeles . Often described as formerly Jewish (back when Cesar E. ... just east of downtown over the river, looks and feels like a district that has drifted far from its original purposes. Like Westlake, the ...
  • All who pass through Union Station, Los Angeles' 1939 memorial to the heyday of passenger rail, must dream of a distant, glamorous, lost era of American train travel. Having passed the ...
  • ... forty and fifty years old remember Westwood not just as a place, but as the place. People agree that the neighborhood just south of ... its very name conjures up images, real and imagined, of Los Angeles' strange, fearful 1990s? ...
  • ... more than do the other coastal neighborhoods. But after a glimpse into the sociology of the place, should we see a veritable culture ... Pacific.Photos by Colin Marshall.More stories and history at DEPARTURES : VENICEMore Los Angeles Primer :Echo ParkCentury ...
  • ... in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's Hello Kitty-filled underground malls ... writes Umberto Eco, who, despite not necessarily having Los Angeles in mind, nevertheless sets up a pillar of the mental ...
  • ... reputation and vivid history of racial strife. Has it become a more recognizable place on its own terms today? ... Charles Burnett's detail-rich, Watts-set 1977 piece of Los Angeles neorealism "Killer of Sheep." The first time I watched the movie, I ...
  • ... cyclist in this supposedly "bike-unfriendly" city gains a command of quiet back streets like 4th, the backbone of so many of my own ... urban environment, such as, when did once modernism-loving Los Angeles start looking architecturally backward? ...
  • ... world-famous by the near-secret, all joined under the name Los Feliz. Apart from the real challenge of describing it, how even to ... Lovell Health House. They will, most likely, do it with a copy of David Gebhard and Robert Winter's "An Architectural Guide to Los ...
  • ... Fashion District, not just one of the cores of hardworking Los Angeles , but one of its richest centers of sensory stimulation as well. And if you happen to need a few bootlegs or a $99 suit, you'll find those too. ...
  • ... 1st, one gets the feeling that Boyle Heights owns Los Angeles . The city spreads below its feet, giving this neighborhood ... the residents of Boyle Heights be able to strike a balance between their needs and the call for modernity and urban development? ...

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