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Figure 3:  For most of the twentieth century, oil derricks and small family farms lined much of the strip. Photo of Figueroa Street near 134th. Source: Los Angeles Public Library, Security Pacific National Bank Collection 
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The Shoestring Strip: Los Angeles Goes Out on a Limb

Have you ever wondered why the city of LA looks the way that it does? With that bulbous north west growth atop a long skinny stick, it’s always reminded me of a droopy lollypop or perhaps a lopsided barbell. Over the years, the city that began in 1781 as a perfect square clearly morphed into […]

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