Down on Fourth (45 images)
Every city has its gritty artists' colony. Los Angeles had one east of Little Tokyo between Alameda Street and that concrete trough they say is the Los Angeles River – old industrial buildings that became hidden studios for experimental art of all sorts. Now it's the "Arts District" – full of urban hipsters – and the art is on the outside. One of the first of the "outside" art pieces was "Undiscovered America" – a mural planned and...