Walt Disney Concert Hall

I had driven passed this building a couple of times but never really payed too much attention to it. I just saw it as a beautiful piece of architecture, albeit very strange looking, but it peaked my interest. The building I’m talking about is the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Walt Disney Concert Hall is … [Read more…]

Pershing Square

During my recent exploration of Downtown LA, I found my way to Pershing Square. While this has not been its name for the entirety of it’s existence, it has been an essential center of Los Angeles for many, many years. Around the 1850s, the location was used as a camp by settlers from outside the Pueblo de … [Read more…]

Chicken Boy

Last weekend, I went on an adventure around the highland park area with some friends to find some weird and interesting sculptures or buildings when I spotted a marvelous statue of a half man half chicken. It was beautiful. Standing on top of a building was this giant man with a chicken head holding a … [Read more…]

Rancho Los Alamitos

This past Saturday I traveled to a hidden gem nestled inside the Bixby Hill Manor Apartments: Rancho Los Alamitos. This slice of land among the suburban houses represents the connection between greater Los Angeles and it’s Spanish/Mexican roots. Rancho Los Alamitos was originally much than the small amount of land it encompasses today. The original … [Read more…]

The Grove

Immediately after I stepped off the elevator the large crowd pushed me down the walkway and led me all the way to the grand water installation which was playing old music. The buildings themselves all had intricate designs, after learning more about the Grove I also began disliking it. It was evident that the extravagant … [Read more…]

Hollywood Sign

Last weekend, my friends and I hiked to one of the most significant landmarks in Los Angeles, California: The Hollywood sign. It is one of the most known American cultural icons in the world. There is widespread popular belief that it is thought to stand for the entertainment and film industry located in Hollywood and the … [Read more…]