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CityDig: How L.A. Went from Sleepy Pueblo to Urban Center

This 1884 map depicts the lay of the land as Los Angeles’ transformation got underway

CityDig: When Gushers Sprang From the Los Angeles Basin

For his first in a series of four posts on L.A.’s water-fuelled growth, Nathan Masters rediscovers the city’s first free-flowing artesian well