In the 1950s, Park La Brea was built to house 10,000 residents in 18 high-rises and dozens of garden apartments.
The fascinating, strangely forgotten history is recounted in a new four-part documentary produced by KCET.
It’s a bittersweet tale of what might have been.
Compared to Cesar Chavez, Huerta is still vastly under-honored in Los Angeles.
Before TV, the internet, and air conditioning, the young LA park system provided crucial space for summer recreation. Here’s a look at what summer was like 100 years ago in three of LA’s most beloved parks.
Long before celebrities recuperated in Malibu, LA’s climate was promoted to East Coast and Midwestern residents sick of brutal winters and sweltering summers.