Herald examiner building
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Monuments in Time: The Herald Examiner Building

The year is 1913. Downtown Los Angeles pulses with vitality and promise. It’s a time…

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Grand Central Market Retold: The True Story of DTLAs Most Historic Wonder Market

In the beginning…God created Downtown… Then, Homer Laughlin Sr. a former Civil War veteran turned dinnerware mogul,…

Viviana church
Posted in Monuments In Time

A Trip Back in Time to Downtown’s Oldest Buildings Via Horse and Buggy

Let’s Ride Out! The year is 1818, but the first cars won’t be introduced until…

Alexandria Hotel
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The Deadly Side of Love – A Look Back in Time at Downtown LA Crimes of Passion

Shakespeare wrote that “the course of true love never did run smooth,” and a look…

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Last Chance to Explore Beyond King Tut Exhibit in DTLA Before the Tomb is Sealed Forever

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience, a new exhibition developed in partnership with the National…

Los Angeles tunnel
Posted in #SurvivingDTLA Monuments In Time Visit DTLA

What Lies Beneath the Surface of Downtown LA?

We asked 100 Downtowners what they would expect to find under the streets of downtown…

Queens court
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The Spirit of Little Tokyo – 10 Great Places to Celebrate Nisei Week

To truly understand Nisei Week in Little Tokyo you have to take a trip back…

Dalia cocina
Posted in Downtown Appetite Monuments In Time Old Bank District

Tacos in Historic Places – Dalia Cocina Mexicana at the Higgins Building

Situated at the base of the Higgins Building, connecting the Old Bank and Civic Districts,…

Cecil hotel signage
Posted in #SurvivingDTLA Historic Core Monuments In Time

LA Conservationists are Mad as Hell – Muralist Commissioned to Repaint the Historic Cecil Hotel – Speaks!

When are the newbies ever going to learn? Don’t mess with Downtown LA’s historical landmarks…

pio de jesus pico
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Monuments in Time: Pio de Jesus Pico

Los Angeles was founded just five years after the American Revolution when the French held…

biddy mason
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The Legend Of Biddy Mason – 19th Century Frontline Worker Who Used Slave Remedies Downtown During the Smallpox Pandemic

Biddy Mason, like many enslaved people, was sold from plantation to plantation and, as she…

Haunted dtla
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The Scariest DTLA Stories Ever Told

As the oldest part of Los Angeles, it’s not surprising that downtown has many stories…