Manchester Square homeless
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Huge homeless camp stands in way of key LAX modernization project

Ricky Riller, 59, gets a lick from his dog Roxanne while moving his belongings in shopping carts before sanitation workers sweep the homeless encampments in the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Richard Barrow, 23, cleans up his homeless encampment along W. 94th St. in Manchester Square, where LAX has bought much of the property for an eventual rental car facility.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Debris and possessions cover the sidewalk at homeless encampments along W. 94th Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Joe Sigler 59, sits with his dog Mojo at his homeless encampment along W. 95th Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

A Los Angeles city sanitation crew cleans up homeless encampments along W. 96th Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles. LAX has bought much of the property.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Sherri Kelly, 54, spends a quiet moment with her husband, Sean Heater, 48, outside the camper trailer where they live on W. 94th Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood. The couple was evicted from their apartment across the street.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Ricky Riller, 59, carries his belongings and dogs in shopping carts before sanitation workers sweep the homeless encampments in Manchester Square.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Frank R., 59, sits at his homeless encampment along West 93rd Street as sanitation workers prepare to sweep the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Sherri Kelly, 54, stands outside the camper trailer where she lives with her husband, Sean Heater, 48, on West 94th Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

A 2013 photo shows empty lots along West 96th Street in Manchester Square, where LAX has purchased and razed virtually all the homes.

 

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

 A van is parked amid empty lots along West 96th Street in this 2013 photo.

 

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Manchester Square in 2013. LAX officials are in the process of razing the entire neighborhood to make way for an airport improvement project.

 (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
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