Goeun Park: A day in the city of angels...traffic, pollution and culture
If cities like Minneapolis and NYC go up, Los Angeles sprawls out.
The city is not defined by a set of concrete buildings across a few blocks; it is pavement poured over miles and miles of arid hills. It’s massive, almost too big to be contained in one of fold-up city maps found in rundown rest areas.
I’m sure there are official boundaries to where L.A. ends and the rest of California begins, but I’ve generalized the neighborhoods in the vicinity as a part of L.A.