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Freeway Adjacent: The Da Vinci apartments,
photographed in October

Geoff Palmer’s Faux-Italian Renaissance

The developer behind the Da Vinci complex downtown (not to mention the Piero, the Visconti, and the Medici) isn’t done yet

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The next installment of CicLAvia, the car-free day celebrating bikes and pedestrians, arrives on Sunday, December 7th. Previous excursions have visited Echo Park, Boyle Heights, and the Miracle Mile. This time the group is heading south to Central Avenue and Leimert Park. Here is my guide to historical, cultural, and culinary landmarks along the way. […]

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Larry Zarian Transportation Center,
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Elapsed Time: 87 years

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