70 Years of Los Angeles, Then and Now

Lots of beautifully ornate architecture ... gone forever.

YouTube: What would it look like if you drove down the exact same streets in downtown Los Angeles, once in the late 1940s, and once in May of this year? A visual, poetic tribute to Los Angeles and a meditation on progress, using 1940's footage shown side by side with the present day city, following the same route.

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