The representation of space–meaningful land forms and place the associated memories of human events tied to spaces often has a contested meaning.
Place, public oratory (1909)
Casa La Gollondrina “very first Mexican Restaurant in Los Angeles.”
Threat, railroad terminal
Plaza and Mexican history, or Chinatown (4,000) residents
Plaza of Los Angeles Corporation, for profit becomes the financial basis for restoration.
Imagined Tourist space, romantic old Mexico
Sterling and the male trinity of Los Angeles, Robert Stockton, Kit Carson, John C. Fremont.
Tourist complex and image factory