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Gordon B. Kaufmann

Photo from L.A. Conservancy archives

Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park greatly contributed to the advancement of California's thoroughbred racing industry, though it would later become infamous as the site of the largest Assembly Center for Japanese American internment during World War II.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hollywood Palladium

Hollywood wouldn't be what it is today without the Palladium, a popular venue for dance, live music, and special events since 1940.
Earl Carroll Theatre, now Nickelodeon Studios. Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Earl Carroll Theatre

Designed by master architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, the Earl Carroll Theatre exemplifies the optimism and grandeur of pre-war Hollywood.