The Wilshire and West Sections

in Los Angeles in the 1930s

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268838
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948860 | DOI:
The Wilshire and West Sections

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This chapter takes a tour of Wilshire and the west sections of Los Angeles, beginning in the city's downtown section and it ends near the Pacific Ocean; it leads through the Wilshire district just south of Hollywood, which is filled with fine apartment houses and smart shops. It passes several beautiful churches and the Brea Pits, the richest source of Pleistocene remains in the world.

Keywords: Los Angeles; tour; Wilshire district; apartments; shops; churches; Brea Pitts

Chapter.  2471 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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