Monthly Archives: January 2011

La Casa del Obrero Internacional – 809 Yale Street

In 1882, Los Angeles Orphans’ Home Society purchased the plot of land on the corner of Yale and Bergin (Alpine) to house the city’s orphans. Six years later, due to overcrowding, the previous two-story home was torn down and additional … Continue reading

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Why the Black Rose?

Throughout the world, the black rose has come to symbolize many things. To some, it has symbolized death, sorrow and mourning. In the same vein, it has also symbolized hatred and revenge. In what seems to be somewhat of a … Continue reading

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