Category Archives: South Los Angeles

Looking west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Vermont Avenue, May 1937-November 1937

May 1937 – November 1937 Though hardly a trace of it remains today, the streetcar line that once ran along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard predates the road itself. In light of the decline of its freight operations, the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Pedestrian tunnel at Browning Boulevard and Western Avenue, 1928-2012

1928-2012 Abandoned pedestrian tunnels, spread throughout Los Angeles’ neighborhoods, are an unsightly testament to the city’s perennially dismal legacy in providing its pedestrians with safe streets. By the early 1920s, it had become apparent that Los Angeles’ increasingly automobile-centric form came with a great human … Continue reading

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