Whether it's your favorite restaurant, park or street, we all notice and experience the world around us based on where we live. I live in L.A. and can't stop noticing sharp contradictions of this huge metropolitan area, with its glitz and glamour and almost forgotten, but yet vibrant amazing neighborhoods. I love this city.
This is LA through my eyes.

 

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Circa 1885 view of Pershing Square, then known as the Lower Plaza, in downtown Los Angeles. In the top left, the State Normal School stands on Normal Hill at the present-day site of the Los Angeles Central Library.

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Circa 1885 view of Pershing Square, then known as the Lower Plaza, in downtown Los Angeles. In the top left, the State Normal School stands on Normal Hill at the present-day site of the Los Angeles Central Library.

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    Right down the street from our current office location!
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    What downtown L.A. looked like around 1885.
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    Imagine standing here in 1885 completely oblivious to what this place would look like in 120 years - at the heart of the...
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