The Southwest Section

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 Southwest Section

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This chapter takes a tour of southwest Los Angeles, which goes through the mixed commercial and older residential section of the city, passes the buildings of two large metropolitan newspapers, a hospital devoted exclusively to the treatment of crippled children, and two magnificent churches. Cutting across the campus of the University of Southern California, it ends at Exposition Park, in which can be found the Los Angeles Coliseum, municipal swimming pools, and the Los Angeles County Museum of History, Science, and Art.

Keywords: Los Angeles; tour; commercial areas; residential areas; University of Southern California; Exposition Park; Los Angeles Coliseum; Los Angeles County Museum

Chapter.  2852 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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