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L.A. History


L.A. History

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West Hollywood: But unlike, say, San Francisco's Castro, the neighborhood doesn't feel like a solemn monument to lost hedonism.

A mountain lion killed by an automobile in Pacific Palisades, 1928.

Spring Street

Little Ethiopia

Actress Gloria Swanson arriving in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 12, 1937. (Photo: Los Angeles Times photographic archive, UCLA Library/Creative Commons License)

L.A.'s Expo Line before it was the Expo Line.

The New Old Clifton's Cafeteria Unveiled.

Photos: Historic Clifton's Cafeteria through the Decades

Photos: Historic Clifton's Cafeteria through the Decades

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Lost Tunnels of Downtown L.A.

Showcasing Southern California's comfortable climes was one of the goals of the Rose Parade's founders.

Roses, Oranges, and the Amazing Summerland

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How Santa Monica Almost Became a Commercial Harbor.

How Santa Monica Almost Became a Commercial Harbor

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Jo Mora's Humorously Detailed L.A. History Map from 1942

The Sixth Street Viaduct: L.A.'s Iconic Bridge to Become Just a Memory

L.A.'s Iconic Bridge to Become Just a Memory

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Laws That Shaped L.A.: How Bunker Hill Lost its Victorians

A Brief History of the Los Angeles Plaza, the City's Misplaced Heart

Sonoratown: Downtown L.A.'s Forgotten Neighborhood

Sonoratown: Downtown L.A.'s Forgotten Neighborhood

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Why L.A. has clashing street grids.

Why L.A. Has Clashing Street Grids

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