Union Station

Union Station is yet another iconic part of the LA area. Thousands travel to, from, and through this station. It was built in 1939 and remains “the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States”. In history websites, they explain the architecture as “mission style”. I think this is so interesting because not only … [Read more…]

Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier is a staple for tourists who come to the sunny, beach side California. The pier first opened in 1909 and the amusement part of the pier later opened in 1969. The pier sees about ‘8 million’ people per year. The pier serves as a family area for many to come and enjoy … [Read more…]

405: Just A Freeway?

I live on the boarder of Orange County and Los Angeles County. Oddly enough, I use the freeway to travel between home and school. Each time I use the freeway there is a continuous flow of not only cars but construction. I ask myself, why is this construction taking this long to complete. So I … [Read more…]