||With our tour to the Los Angeles Times
done, many MC101s headed back to campus, or home. But some stayed
for the Downtown Los Angeles historic walking tour and our afternoon
field trip to the Los Angeles Central Library.
One of the treasures of Downtown's Historic Core is the 1893 Bradbury Building.
These MC101s are on the stairway above the building's famous lobby, which was used extensively in the film Blade Runner.
||One of the little-known
joys of Downtown is the Bridal District, where, among other things,
you can get married at an always-available wedding chapel. Wedding
packages start at around $200.
These MC101s are in one of the chapels.
|| On to the Los Angeles Central Library...
These MC101s are in the Garden area near the west entrance to the
The MC101s were given an assignment to turn in at the end of the field trip.
||Here is a marker that tells passers-by a bit more about the library and its history.|
||The post-modern Bradley Wing of the Library is vast and light. Looking up through the skylight, you can see the tall buildings--old and new--that surround the library.|
||These MC101s worked on a field trip assignment
which asked, among other things, how major libraries should position themselves
in the digital age.
Eventually, the MC101s completed their assignments and took cars, buses and even the city's fledgling subway system back to their home neighborhoods.