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CityDig: San Gabriel’s Dark Past

The bucolic sprawl of orange groves on this 1893 map belies a history of oppression
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CityDig: See the San Fernando Valley Before Tract Homes and Mini Malls

The Valley has a dramatic history that stretches out like the boulevards that crisscross it in all directions

CityDig: How the Most Famous Street in L.A. Went From Rodeo De Las Aguas to Rodeo Drive

This 150-year old document shows Beverly Hills before it became the precious piece of real estate it is today

CityDig: The Tongva Tribe’s Los Angeles

To balance out Columbus Day, we are choosing a map that shows the people who discovered Los Angeles thousands of years before Europeans sailed the Pacific or hiked along the San Gabriels