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1930s

Photo by Rosalind Sagara/L.A. Conservancy

El Sereno Middle School

El Sereno Middle School (formerly Wilson High) is notable for both its architectural and cultural significance, including for the role it played in the East L.A. Chicano Student Walkouts (Blowouts) of March 1968.
Fairfax Theatre photo courtesy of the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
Firestone Tire and Rubber Plant, "Building 2" on the corner of Firestone Boulevard and Santa Fe Avenue by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Firestone Tire and Rubber Plant

Constructed in 1928, the Firestone Tire and Rubber Plant was the first company's first production facility outside Akron, Ohio.
Site of original Canter's Deli. Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Former Canter's Delicatessen

Canter's Deli, a quintessential L.A. institution, has its roots in the Jewish community along Brooklyn Avenue.
Fox Jewelry Plaza
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

Fox Jewelry Plaza

Owned by William Fox of Fox Films, this 1932 office building is clad in mauve terra cotta, and features geometric designs typical of the Art Deco style.

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