Return to the "Hidden L.A." index page
"Discovering Downtown" is a project of students at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
Use of any copyright-protected material on these pages is permitted under Fair Use provisions of U.S. Copyright Law. All such materials remain the property of the copyright holder.
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010; 1:18 p.m.
Roll over any one of the images to englarge.
By Lauren Robinson
University of Southern California
A plane departs over Surfridge
Tumbleweeds line the street along Surfridge.
"No Trespassing" signs line 0barbed-wire fencing.
Fire hydrants remain in case of emergency.
Bushes grow through the cracked streets.
Graffiti is drawn on accessible blockades.
Earliest construction markers from 1926.
Birds and butterflies access the grounds easily.
Native plants for the El Segundo Butterfly.
Cement is left to deteriorate on its own.
Rubble from homes still remains visible.
Surfridge is one street away from the Pacific Ocean.
Copyright 2010 The University of Southern California