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You have probably driven past it many times, but have you ever gone inside the Bradbury Building on the southeast corner of 3rd and Broadway?  It’s the oldest commercial building remaining in the central city. 205 more words


Preservation of History - The Bradbury Building - Downtown Los Angeles

One of the things I found most intriguing about living in Europe was the age of all the buildings. Actually intrigued isn’t the right word – astonished is probably more accurate. 153 more words

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LA's Historic Downtown

We spent the Tuesday before Christmas in historic downtown Los Angeles. It wasn’t what I expected. In downtown LA I expected tall gleaming modern buildings, like in the opening scenes from “LA Law” (remember that show?). 652 more words


'Los Angeles Plays Itself': Cinephiles' Favorite Rarely Seen Movie About Movies Debuts on Netflix

Once it was a whispered secret among movie obsessives: the consensus that Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself was a perfect film, three hours of combing through Los Angeles in a stunning multitude of clips and cuts, exploring how the city shaped the movies that shaped the city. 801 more words


CicLAvia: Heart of the City

I felt pretty good about teaching Eloise and her cousin Lucia how to ride bikes without training wheels this summer. It was hours after that exact moment that Wendy and I turned at each other and said something like, “Crud. 298 more words


Charlie Chaplin at the Bradbury Building

Just a quick post today as I’m a little busy – this is one of the corridors at the Bradbury building, which was made famous by  100 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette 2

I couldn’t resist another entry into this week’s photo challenge, Silhouette. This shot was taken in the Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles during my recent photography walking tour, and features an unmistakable character, Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp. ~SueBee (photo by SueBee)