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The heart of Los Angeles feels like somewhere else entirely

In Downtown, you glimpse the city LA might have been – and might yet still be

9 April 2016

9:00 AM

9 April 2016

9:00 AM

There’s a certain kind of Englishman who falls hard for Los Angeles. Men such as Graham Nash, who swapped the Hollies and rainy Manchester for Joni Mitchell, David Crosby and Laurel Canyon. The LA of beaches, semi-rural hills and freeways can work wonders on an English heart. But the city has another side — a place most Angelenos never venture.

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