Post-lecture old Bunker Hill and Environs Tour


Created By: Los Angeles Visionaries Association

Tour Information

At the conclusion of the talk, we’ll take a walking tour of the immediate neighborhood, looking at extant buildings and visiting locations of lost ones featured in the presentation.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Angels Flight Lower Gateway

The lower gateway of Angels Flight, placed here in 1996, one-half block south of Third and Hill, where the flight lived from 1901-1969. The upper and lower termini were designed by Train & Williams and built in 1910.
Savoy Garage

Built as a public garage by Harris Realty, this 1923 structure is the oldest remaining part of old Bunker Hill.  It was designed by the titans of LA architecture Curlett & Beelman, who also designed the 1926 May Company garage at 6th &... Read more
Ruins of Fremont Hotel

Here, the remains of the retaining wall from the Fremont Hotel, designed by John C Austin.  The hotel, which opened in September 1902, was the first structure on Bunker Hill to be designed in the Mission style, with red-tiled towers and sc... Read more
Bunker Hill Steps

Designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin and completed in 1990.   "Halprin likened the role of a landscape architect to that of a choreographer, aiming to guide human movement through the environment in positive ways. As a monument... Read more
One Bunker Hill

The Southern California Edison Company Building, James & David Allison, 1930.    The Edison was of the first all-electrically heated and cooled buildings constructed in the western United States. The fourteen-story, steel-framed build... Read more
Richfield Building

The site of the former Richfield Oil bldg.  Stiles Clements of Morgan Walls and Clements was chief architect.  1929. Black gold!  Machine age!  It is demolished in 1968-9. 


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