Baldwin Hills

ACT 2: The 2nd of our summer series Field Trips: Backstage LA. Located at the confluence of numerous urban systems, the Baldwin Hills will set the stage for discussing and viewing its surroundings.

Thomas Guide pages 672-673 One afternoon shortly after I first moved to Los Angeles, I took a new way home from LAX and found myself in a strangely surreal, yet somehow perfectly Angelean landscape. Two green hills rose up from […]

In 2001, Baldwin Hills Village, a private garden city development now called Village Green, was given National Historic Landmark status by the federal government while Aliso Village, a public housing project, was declared a slum and torn down in preparation […]