Tuesday Art ATTACK- Leo Politi “Miss McKinzies Yard”

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This painting is by Caldecott winner and well known artist Leo Politi. This is from his famous book Bunker Hill, Los Angeles: Reminiscences of Bygone Days, published in 1964. The book commemorated Los Angeles's Bunker Hill before it was torn down in 1955, it was decided that all of the homes and buildings in the area would be cleared for a new business development. Bunker Hill was the largest Victorian area in Southern California and was the center of Downtown Los Angeles. The area was completely cleared by 1968.
 This painting is by Caldecott winner and well known artist Leo Politi. This is from his famous book Bunker Hill, Los Angeles: Reminiscences of Bygone Days, published in 1964. The book commemorated Los Angeles's Bunker Hill before it was torn down in 1955, it was decided that all of the homes and buildings in the area would be cleared for a new business development. Bunker Hill was the largest Victorian area in Southern California and was the center of Downtown Los Angeles. The area was completely cleared by 1968.

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