There’s always something new and exciting to discover in LA. Such as the landmark re-opening in LA of the State Historic Park located on the outskirts of downtown. Stay at hotels on wilshire blvd and be close to all that this wonderful city has to offer.
Today, the area where LA state historic park lays has significant history. It was one in the area of the native Tongva people and then in 1781, spanish settlers built the first pueblo just over a while from where the park is now. Nearly 100 years later, the area became the location of the Southern Pacific Railroad's River Station. Today, you’ll still see some of the original cobblestones that line the ground, and these date all the way back to the 1880s. The park has gone through many renovations throughout the year and just opened up to the public in 2017. Visit today.
In 1901, Bunker Hill was known as one of the most fashionable neighborhoods in all of Los Angeles. The cars, Olivet and Sinai ferried riders up and down the steep slope between Hill and Olive Streets, many of these businessmen traveling to or from work. After various closings and re-openings through the years, passenger service operations finally recommenced in August of 2017. Ride the 117 year old funicular and be a part of L.A. history. You’ll find Angels Flight located at 350 S. Grand Ave. in L.A.
From the outside, the Bradbury Building may not look like much, but inside, you’ll find you’ve stepped back into the Victorian era of L.A. The building was opened in 1893 and was originally intended to be an office building. Inside, you’ll be greeted with a beautiful Victorian court rising nearly 50 feet along with classic open cage elevators, ornate iron railings and marble stairs. Today, it is the city’s oldest commercial building left in L.A. You’ll find the building located at 304 South Broadway at West 3rd Street in downtown.