Pershing Square 1992

I continue to pull random negative strips out of the file cabinet and run them through the Imagebox negative scanner I got. Most of images aren’t worth sharing, but this one might induce nostalgia in anyone familiar with Pershing Square before it underwent its “It Came From The ’80s” transformation about a year or so after this shot was snapped in 1992 (click it for the bigger picture):

As best I can tell this is somewhere near the center of the park looking towards the southeast corner where Hill and 6th cross. What’s there now is that odd fountain which displaced the statuary to that after-thought of a nook where they huddle today.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."