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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, often called simply L.A., is the largest city in the state of California and the second-largest (only to New York City) in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Los Angeles metropolitan area has a total area of 4,850 square miles and is home to roughly 13 million people. Los Angeles was founded in 1781 by Spanish Captain Rivera y Moncada, yet it was not incorporated as a municipality until April 4, 1850—five months before California achieved statehood. It is the county seat of Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles area is one of the world's centers of culture, science, technology, international trade, and higher education, and is home to world-renowned institutions in a broad range of professional and cultural fields. The city and its immediate surrounding vicinity lead the world in producing popular entertainment—such as motion pictures, television, and recorded music—which forms the base of Los Angeles's international fame and global status.


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  • Pavilions, TLU2008 wrote 6 hours ago:
    My description is based after a paragraph from Retail Watchers and verified through historic imagery.
  • The Gaylord Apartments, thegaylordapartments wrote 4 days ago:
    The Gaylord opened it's doors on April 9, 1924 (not 1921) and was originally one of L.A.'s first co-ops, which offered all of the hotel amenities (but not a hotel).
  • The Dream Center (Formerly The Queen of Angels Hospital 1926-1989), Kerry Ramirez wrote 5 days ago:
    Very cool. We just missed each other. I was born June 2nd 1965
  • Beverly Hillbillies Mansion, Jennifer Olsen (guest) wrote 7 days ago:
    I found interior pictures of the house you can find it at this link they're very beautiful.
  • Former Cedars of Lebanon Hospital Building, Shoot Through (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    I was born with my face sticking out first from a vagine that wasn't my mother's. It probably wasn't a vagine at all. It probably was actually just a pile of stinky old alewife socks. And when they spanked me, I said "I have five ways to get there" and then passed out. I woke up and the hospital was a cave full of yodelers. And they were yodeling. It was rad. And then Kato Kaitlyn walked in and spoke with my mom's alewife vagine for like 6 or 50 minutes or something. It gave me septicemia so I had to ask for a ticket to the show. Okay. Bye to all you hospitalizers!
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