Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Laws That Shaped L.A.: How Bunker Hill Lost its Victorians

How did all the grand mansions of Bunker Hill get demolished? Blame a 1949 law that pushed forward the agenda of "redevelopment."

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Last House Standing on Bunker Hill | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus | KCET

By 1969, bulldozers had cleared Bunker Hill of its Victorian mansions. Steam shovels had shaved 30 feet off its summit. Only one stubborn house remained.