The freeway system displaced generations of people of color.
At the height of car culture, Santa Monica made a radical decision.
The Griffith Observatory has enraptured Los Angeles since the day it opened 85 years ago.
"Little Mexico," a bustling community near Olvera Street, was leveled in the name of sanitation.
During Prohibition, the ornate tower was more than a place to store old mattresses.
To cement their social status, wealthy landowners and movie moguls modeled their homes after Southern plantations.
Live like an oil tycoon or movie starlet.
Thousands of demonstrators flooded Torrance—and were confronted by angry white homeowners and American Nazi Party members.
Thanks to Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Co., thousands of black Californians—in a time of profound racial discrimination—were able to obtain home loans and build transgenerational wealth.