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  • L.A.'s first outdoor mall was born out of a sordid murder mystery inside an ivy covered bungalow in the middle ... complex dedicated to the concept of escape -- and commerce .   [scald=42195:kl_image_original_context ... Angeles Times, December 16, 1936   At the Crossroads It would be like taking a trip around the world . Visitors ...
  • ... on surveyors' maps. Broadway, then known as Fort Street, lost itself in the agricultural lands that separated Seventh street from ... and Broadway was perhaps best defined by its role as a crossroads . Broadway served as an important retail corridor and hosted the ...
  • ... action movies and car commercials, but other tunnels--now lost to history--served as landmarks for decades .   [scald=29762:kl_image_original_context ...
  • Adolfo Guzman-Lopez tackles the difficult topic of how to report on a murder that can't be solved, only to learn that ... am not here to solve crimes. I am here to explain how the world works."[scald=24015:kl_image_original_context]Accepting that the ...
  • ... that reinvented itself in the late 1880s as an amalgam of sunny romance and real estate speculation had little use for its more ... actual number turns out to be far less, but bloody enough. The late historian Eric Monkkonen, using official sources and ...
  • ... Courtesy of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, USC Libraries. As any hike through the mountains will ... Los Angeles has worked to rediscover elements of its lost , wild geography. Activists have transformed the long-neglected Los ...
  • A good example of Los Angeles being itself is the proposed redevelopment of seven acres ... Boulevard around the 79-year-old Cross Roads of the World . "Manhattanization" has, usefully I think, lately fallen out of ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Crossroads of the World neon sign | Photo by Herman Schultheis, ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}]As one of the San Pedro Bay's most conspicuous features, Dead Man's Island became something of a landmark . Postcard by M. Reider, courtesy of the James H. Osborne Photograph Collection, CSUDH Archives. With a name ...
  • ... end of the year is upon us, and our ever-evolving Departures project closes another year of exploring our city through the ... or an ad, culminating in a segment produced for KCET's SoCal Connected. ***** Exploring the City in Whole New ... dive into the history of some of the forgotten landmarks of the city -- from a beloved country music hotspot in the ...
  • ... Rock and Castle Rock along the present-day route of Pacific Coast Highway. Images courtesy of the Pacific Palisades ... Admired for their rugged beauty, they became cherished landmarks , the subjects of countless photographs and postcards. ...

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