Cutting-edge technology and Victorian-era magic tricks created one of Disneyland’s most popular attractions.
As Harry Cohn once said: "If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont."
In the 1950s, Park La Brea was built to house 10,000 residents in 18 high-rises and dozens of garden apartments.
Disney’s plans for the park were even more ambitious than what was actually built.
The Los Feliz home where the LaBiancas were murdered by the Manson "family" is for sale for $1.98 million.
The advertisement emphasizes the strength of LA’s bus system at a time when the city’s once-bustling streetcar lines were being slowly taken out of service.
It’s a bittersweet tale of what might have been.
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Spahn Ranch was Manson’s kingdom.
The "Street Fleet" lasted for one sweet summer.
LA’s earliest attempt to harness water was a system of irrigation ditches called zanjas, and they were the lifeblood of the booming pueblo.
Incredibly, color footage of the fanfare still exists.
In the 1940s, four friends set out to build a community where the houses were affordable and stylish and neighbors shared similar beliefs in progressive ideals.
"I hope that people who see my photos get an appreciation for the ephemerality of life."
Leo Politi chronicled a changing city, touching on themes still relevant today: development and preservation.
How go-go dancing teens—and the underage clubs that embraced them—turned the Strip technicolor.
They were the only safe places for black travelers in Jim Crow-era Los Angeles.
Charlotta Bass used the power of the pen to fight racist housing laws.
The end of Prohibition signaled a new outlaw era on the Strip—one that was both dangerous and glamorous.