Classic LA to Z

Our guide to the enduring and endearing

Typography by Daniel Pelavin


That 1930s terrazzo sidewalk you just stepped over? It’s got a story. So does that Cobb Salad you ate and the pier stretching into the sea. Herewith we offer 26 reasons to celebrate the city, from timeless places that provide comfort in their consistency to beloved institutions that continue to surprise. History is all around us—you just need to know where to look




PLUS: Read “Classic LA to Z, From Start to Finish,” a behind-the-scenes account of how this February cover story was put together, by Chris Nichols