Los Angeles State Historic Park—a 32 acre green field on the edge of Chinatown. For most of time, it was a floodplain where wild roses and grapes grew, then farmland, then a rail yard. Soon it will be LA's newest park.
This park and its surroundings are the cradle that Los Angeles grew out of. People over 1000’s of years have been pulled to this area, but why?
"Tom Explores Los Angeles" ventures into decaying, forgotten corners of Los Angeles in hopes of figuring out the future of Los Angeles by understanding its past. Here are sampling of episodes emblematic of the series.