Circa 1900 view of Bunker Hill, downtown L.A.’s lost neighborhood. The view looks west from the county courthouse atop Poundcake Hill. Broadway is visible in the bottom-left, and at the far right stands the Crocker mansion at the corner of Hill and Court streets.
In the 1950s and ’60s, a redevelopment project cleared Bunker Hill of its streets and buildings and altered the physical topography of the neighborhood. Learn more about Bunker Hill’s development and eventual demise with L.A. as Subject’s latest KCET contribution.