Burying the Past (50 images)
Los Angeles' past disappears quickly. Landmarks disappear. In the late twenties, when this place was awash in oil money and everyone in the nation went to the movies we made out here, the place to be was the Wilshire Corridor. The money had moved west out of the city and we had a new center of everything – until everyone who was anyone moved even further west, to Beverly Hills. Now at the center of what was once everything, Wilshire and Western, the two anchors of the past – the...