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Washington Boulevard, Whittier to Downtown: Photoessay [Jun. 12th, 2010|08:53 pm]
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I shot a series of photos on Washington Blvd today, east of Downtown. It's a long street, going from industrial East L.A. County all the way to the ocean. This is the first chunk I'm shooting.

A lot of Southern California is industrial. A lot of other Southern California is where industrial workers live. It's not spoken of much.

More photos from today are in my photo set on Flickr.
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[User Picture]From: nosrialleon
2010-06-13 04:53 am (UTC)

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"Ball of Cotton, Inc"
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[User Picture]From: kafkateer
2010-06-13 07:09 am (UTC)
these are great! did the entire street get developed at the same time? a lot of the architecture looks similar
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[User Picture]From: substitute
2010-06-13 07:19 am (UTC)
A lot of the architecture is clearly late 60s and early 70s. I think that's because Southern California was mainly built up then, and poorer or more industrial areas never tore down and rebuilt.
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[User Picture]From: microbie
2010-06-13 02:14 pm (UTC)
Great photos! Thanks so much for sharing.
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[User Picture]From: purejuice
2010-06-13 03:16 pm (UTC)
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From: besskeloid
2010-06-14 12:22 am (UTC)
This set looks how a Swell album sounds.
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[User Picture]From: leolo
2010-06-14 03:53 am (UTC)
Like something from a William Gibson or Bruce Sterling novel.

Wait. I mean the other way around.
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[User Picture]From: mcpino
2010-06-14 12:13 pm (UTC)
Nice shots, 'tute.
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