Tuesday October 20, 2020

Downtown on the rise

When you're alone and life is making you lonely, you can always go to Downtown LA, writes Mary Kate O'Flanagan.

24th August, 2013
Los Angeles, the City of Angels is more fragmented than most major cities. Photo: Getty

Los Angeles might seem familiar from TV and film, but Europeans travelling to the City of Angels can find it hard to orient themselves. For one thing, it has no centre. This, coupled with a skeletal public transport system, makes Los Angeles more fragmented than most major cities.

What London, a conurbation of a similar size, designates a borough is a whole other city in LA, and even those areas which border each other, such...

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