Day 1 back home

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Man, it feels good. I love my perpetually dysfunctional, sometimes broken, always unpredictable, new, and fun hometown. Below are a few photos from an all-day outing.

Boss Status. Metro Red Line
Square One Dining. Hollywood.
Brioche French Toast, with walnuts, home-made vanilla cream, and bourbon sauce.
Contrasts. Silverlake
Overgrown. East Hollywood.
Despite recent gentrification (of which has trouble jumping Los Angeles St.), Downtown somehow maintains a perpetual, 70's grit and funk.
500 Days of Winter
The wonderfully Art-Deco Bollocks Wilshire Department Store, now the Southwestern Law School. Koreatown
The over-the-top, sensory overload-inducing Eastern Columbia Building, another one of LA's Art-Deco gems. DTLA.
Street Art, East Hollywood.
Scientology, Inc. Hollywood.
I Want Peace In Congo. Arts District
Coffee at CoffeeBar. DTLA
More Street Art (artist unknown). DTLA
A Dingbat apartment typical and representative of LA's Mid-Century residential patrimony. Silverlake
Wintry (heh) scene. Silverlake
Eyes on Alameda (by French street artist JR). Little Tokyo

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