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  • In September 1968, the 40-story Union Bank Building opened as Los Angeles' first modern skyscraper, the first part of downtown L.A.'s growing skyline.
  • On May 18, 1969, downtown L.A.'s Angels Flight Railway was dismantled as part of the city's Bunker Hill Redevelopment project.
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  • ... resource for helping us unravel and understand the history of California's patchwork of local government bodies ... resource for helping us unravel and understand the history of California's patchwork of local government bodies.   The County ... movement of recent decades, which sought to reverse L.A.'s history of consolidation. In 2002, the movement reached its zenith when ...
  • Long before Sandy Koufax threw Dodger Stadium's first pitch, and even before the first residents moved into Chavez Ravine, there were the Elysian Hills. Raised up by tectonic forces, and carved into deep ravines by the ancient precursor of the Los Angeles River, these hills have meant many things to many people. They were a refuge from floods for the region's native Tongva Indians, and then a...

  • The history of art in Southern California isn't linear; it is a fluid, ... , an impressionistic view of Southern California's art history will come into focus .     ...
  • ... Cristian "Smear" Gheorghiu shares several moments in the history of Southern California that have shaped his development as an ... of Southern California's art history will come into focus . Today we talk to Los Angeles artist Cristian "Smear" Gheorghiu. ...
  • L.A. artist Sandow Birk shares several moments in the history of Southern California that have shaped his development as an artist. The history of art in Southern California isn't linear; it is a fluid, ... of Southern California's art history will come into focus . Today we talk to Los Angeles artist Sandow Birk. ...
  • Architect Linda Taalman shares several moments in the history of Southern California that have shaped her development as an ... of Southern California's art history will come into focus . Today we talk to Los Angeles based architect Linda Taalman. ...

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