A vanished city lives again...

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Bunker Hill panorama: Then & Now

Bunker Hill, viewed in its entirety, as few people alive today have ever seen it.

c.1939:


Source: USC Digital Library. (Record IDs: whit-m2777, whit-m2775, whit-m2776 & whit-m2779.)
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Only one human lifespan later, the same vista is virtually unrecognizable.

2009:


Photo by J. Scott Shannon.
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1 comments:

Anonymous said...

The old Pueblo de Los Angeles ain't what she used to be, for sure!

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