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Eagle Rock

Un libro in lingua di Warren Eric H. edito da Arcadia Pub, 2009

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Eagle Rock grew as a small farming community just north of Los Angeles on Tongva ancestral lands that had become the great eastern pasture of the Rancho San Rafael. Eagle Rock enjoyed a geographic unity and a strong identity that revolved around its prominent namesake promontory. By 1906, trolleys made for an easy commute to Los Angeles, and Eagle Rock, which incorporated as a city in 1911, became increasingly integrated in the urban fabric yet remained defined by its residential nature and small-town character. Occidental College saw the quaint neighborhood at one end of York Valley as a place to grow. The annexation of Eagle Rock by Los Angeles in 1923 brought ample water supply as well as Eagle Rock High School, a center of town life into the 21st century. Freeway construction and shifts in business patterns affected Eagle Rock's growth in the post-World War II years, but the pleasant neighborhood identity remains despite its proximity to urban bustle.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Eagle Rock
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreWarren Eric H.
  • Editore: Arcadia Pub
  • Collana: Arcadia Pub (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 25 Novembre '09
  • Genere: HISTORY
  • Pagine: 127
  • Peso gr: 317
  • Dimensioni mm: 234 x 158 x 6
  • ISBN-10: 0738569968
  • EAN-13: 9780738569963