The collection spans from 1938 to 1997 and consists of items related to the redevelopment of Bunker Hill: legal documents,
reports, studies, brochures, proposals, serials, books, photographs, design proposals, and Community Redevelopment Agency
The Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project began in 1955 when the city of Los Angeles decided to modernize the downtown area by
building skyscrapers and giving it a more sophisticated look. Spearheaded by the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City
of Los Angeles, California, and its principal downtown planner, Yukio Kawaratani, Bunker Hill was transformed and eventually
became synonymous with downtown L.A. Its long-standing history can be separated into seven distinct periods:
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26 boxes plus oversize material
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