Above the Second Street Tunnel where it cuts under Bunker Hill sits a beautiful stainless steel structure resembling sheets of sheet music blowing in the wind.
Los Angeles is probably the only city in the world where you can eat a picnic lunch at a state park in the middle of the city that is also in the middle of an oil field.
Believe it or not, there was a time when there wasn’t a fitness club near every shopping mall and if a man had muscles it was because he worked construction or a similar labor oriented type job.
If you need a good reason to ride Angels Flight, other than how utterly cool it is, or that it is a favorite LA tourist attraction (and by far one of the cheapest), I have one more. It’s what you get to see at the top.
Probably the only thing more elaborate than the Los Angeles freeway system it the system of “secret” staircases that lace the city and were once part of the overall transportation system along with the famed Red Car electric streetcar system.
Before Hollywood was an area once know as Edendale which was home to the studios of the silent film era and some of the greatest creatives in history including Walt Disney.
I’m sure I’m not the only one that has walked by the statues at the northeast entrance to MacArthur Park near downtown Los Angeles and wondered what they represent.
Hands down the best view of the Los Angeles skyline to be found is from Angel’s Point in Elysian Park. Bring your camera of course and take pictures of downtown LA that will be the envy of your friends.
Pershing Square is a public park in downtown Los Angeles, California, covering the block bounded by 5th Street to the north, 6th Street to the south, Hill Street to the east, and Olive Street to the west.
Hands down, the best place to play basketball in Los Angeles is… well, it’s in San Pedro. And actually that is in Los Angeles. San Pedro, while once a separate city, incorporated into Los Angeles way back in 1909.