It was time to visit MacArthur Park again, for the details this time. The last time, three or four years ago, was with the amateur camera. But what's around the park is what catches your eye, like the Asbury –
This seems to be former Union Army lieutenant colonel Harrison Gray Otis – in 1884 he bought out the Los Angeles Times and its printing company from the Mirror Company to form the Times-Mirror Company, and his newspaper empire made the city what it is, so he's supposed to be here.
Of course General MacArthur is here too. It's his park.
In the distance, Los Angeles Teachers, the mural of Jaime Escalante and Edward James Olmos, by Hector Ponce, from 1997, on the northeast corner of Wilshire and Alvarado, facing the park –
And what faces the park these days –
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These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 – the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.