A Preview of Highland Park - Launching October 10th | KCET
A Preview of Highland Park - Launching October 10th
Updated October 10th
Highland Park, Chapter 1 has Launched! Go Explore »
In Northeast Los Angeles, between Downtown and Pasadena, lies one of the oldest and most intriguing neighborhoods of the city: Highland Park. Its built environment and proximity to the Arroyo attracted a constant stream of settlers - from the Native-Americans, to rancheros, and east coast eccentrics - that would significantly modify the city's future template. Through seven weekly chapters, we will explore the people, the places, and the ideas that have made Highland Park a magnet for innovation, resistance and pride.
The installment is produced in collaboration with local historians, archivists, artists, business owners, long-time residents--Nicole Possert, Kim Walters, Jeffrey Chapman, Charles Fisher, Suzanne Lummis, David Judson, among many others that contribute to this rich tale.
In the meantime...
Stay connected with daily servings by following us on TWITTER or by liking our FACEBOOK page as we guide you through each chapter.
The advent of World War II marked an aviation-industry boom in Southern California. What’s left standing in the neighborhoods we now call home after the rise of aviation giants such as Lockheed, Douglas Aircraft and Northrop may surprise you.
Learn how to prepare Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin Steaks from "America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated."
Southern California produced two of the three stages of the behemoth Saturn V rocket, the space vehicle that housed the astronauts during the journey to the moon.
Author Sharman Apt Russell writes a poignant letter to her deceased father, Captain Milburn Apt, one of the famous pilots of Edwards Air Force Base who tested the X-2 experimental rocket research plane.
- 1 of 189
- next ›