ARLT101.1stMini-Project.ScavengerHunt - ARLT101 First...

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ARLT101: First Mini-Project A Historical/Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt Complete either (A) a scavenger hunt of downtown Los Angeles or (B) a scavenger hunt of the USC campus and North University Park. Note: Each hunt includes a short one page essay. A. Downtown L.A. Scavenger Hunt Complete 15 items on the downtown L.A. Scavenger hunt below. Write a short essay (1 page) in which you explain the most interesting item you discovered about Los Angeles by doing this scavenger hunt. 1. A mixed group of people that traveled north from Mexico—called Los Pobladores-- is said to have founded the city of Los Angeles. On September 4, 1781, the 11 families -- 44 men, women and children in all – traveled from the San Gabriel Mission to a site on the Rio Porciuncula. Each year an annual pilgrimage from the San Gabriel Mission to this site is done to commemorate the city’s founders. Find the plaque that honors the first settlers of this pueblo and provide the name of a few of these original Angelenos. The plaque is located in the Civic Center Mall (bordered by Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration and Los Angeles County Court House). 2. Indicate the name of the oldest building to be found at the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument and provide the date of its construction. Indicate also the street name of the market associated with this location of the original pueblo or provide the original name of Los Angeles and a translation from the Spanish. 3. She was one of the first African American philanthropists in the City of Angels who now has a monument erected in her honor at a park located between Broadway and Spring streets at 3 rd Street. Provide the name of this extraordinary woman and a brief description of the monument. 4. Describe something that is depicted in the relief mural incised on the Broadway side of the Los Angeles Times parking structure (Broadway and 2 nd ). 5. In the Post-apocalyptic Los Angeles film noir Blade Runner , J.F. Sebastian, the "Toy Maker" lived with his creations in this apartment. The final scene between Rick Deckard - Blade Runner and the Roy Batty – Replicant also took place here. Find and describe something about the inside architecture of this building, which was built near the end of the 19 th century and is located at 304 S. Broadway. 6. Visit the Japanese American National Museum at 369 E. First St. and describe an exhibit Give the name of the Mexican restaurant located across the street.
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7. Describe the subject of the set of 4 murals by the artist Jim Doolin that can be found in the Metro Headquarters Building Lobby in the Gateway Transit Center located at the eastern end of Union Station or One Gateway Plaza. 8. Provide the names of three historic movie theaters on Broadway in downtown LA located at the following addresses: 615 S. Broadway, 842 S. Broadway, and 933 S. Broadway.
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