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Unearthed downtown structure could be old L.A. Times building
Unearthed downtown structure could be old L.A. Times building

Earthmoving equipment has uncovered what might be the basement or foundation of the old L.A. Times building that once stood at the northeast corner of North Broadway and West 1st Street in downtown Los Angeles. The site is being developed as an extension of Grand Park. Aerial photos clearly show a structure dug out at the site. Based on a review of archival photos, the footprint of the building lines up with that of two former Times buildings, the earlier of which was blown up by militant unionists. The possible identity of the ruins was pointed out by alert history buffs. The photos they posted show an odd diagonal slant to the discovered structure that also existed in the former...

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