Now by Piotr Kowalski

            For the past year and a half, I have constantly passed by this sculpture wondering not only who put it there, but also what on Earth it was supposed to be. This semester I pass by this sculpture twice every Monday and Wednesday on my way to and from classes. It always catches my … [Read more…]

Bradbury Building

On February 8th, my friend and I had a chance to visit the Bradbury Building in Los Angeles, California. Some background about this building is the oldest commercial building in Los Angeles (Los Angeles Conservancy, 2020). It was built in 1893 by Lewis Bradbury, who was a mining and real estate millionaire during that time … [Read more…]

Griffith Observatory

Last week, on February 7th, 2020, at 1:00 P.M., I was able to visit the Griffith Observatory attraction in Los Angeles, California. I was able to view the many scientific and astronomical displays in the facility, and was especially mesmerized by the Planetarium show. When I arrived on site, as I climbed the great hill … [Read more…]

Old Mission Santa Barbara

I had the chance to visit Old Mission Santa Barbara on January 20, 2020 on my way to Solvang. This was my first time visiting a mission. It was an interesting experience, and I learned quite a few interesting facts that provided me with better insight of its history. This mission was officially established on … [Read more…]

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Union Station

While I have sadly been unable to visit the Union Station up to the point of writing this post, I would greatly like to. The last time I visited Los Angeles, when my went with my girlfriend and sister, they were too tired to walk there from Los Angeles City Hall because we had been … [Read more…]

Pershing Square

When I recently visited Downtown Los Angeles with my friends and family, I had the opportunity to see the historic Pershing Square. The square is located at 532 South Olive St., and it is a nice spot for any people walking around the city to rest, catch their breath, hang out, walk their dogs, or … [Read more…]

Angel’s Flight

Angel’s Flight is an attraction that opened in 1901 in Downtown LA, across from where Grand Central Market would later be opened. A funicular (slanted/cliff side) railway, it is designed to transport pedestrians between Lower Downtown Los Angeles and Bunker Hill. Once it opened between Olive St. and Hill St., it continuously served pedestrians who … [Read more…]

US Bank Tower

The US Bank Tower, formerly known as Library Tower, is located in Downtown Los Angeles at 633 W 5th St. It is the tallest building in California, and it is the 65th tallest building in the world. It stands at over 1,000 feet tall. Prior to the 1950s, the skyscraper would not have been allowed … [Read more…]

Los Angeles City Hall

I recently visited Los Angeles City Hall with friends and family. It’s a remarkable building that has both history and significant for California. Built at 200 North Spring St. and opened in 1928, it is the center of government for Los Angeles. When it was constructed, the concrete used in its designed included sand coming … [Read more…]