The saddest Lincoln you’ll ever see
From the photo’s original inclusion in the “Know Your City” feature circa July 16, 1956:

This replica of the great Lincoln Memorial statue, the figure gazing pensively at the flood-channel Los Angeles River, sits strikingly among other castoff properties behind Republic studios out on Ventura. Blvd. The photo was made from the new Colfax Ave. bridge.

Read more on the gloomy statue over at Framework.
Photo: Los Angeles Times archive

The saddest Lincoln you’ll ever see

From the photo’s original inclusion in the “Know Your City” feature circa July 16, 1956:

This replica of the great Lincoln Memorial statue, the figure gazing pensively at the flood-channel Los Angeles River, sits strikingly among other castoff properties behind Republic studios out on Ventura. Blvd. The photo was made from the new Colfax Ave. bridge.

Read more on the gloomy statue over at Framework.

Photo: Los Angeles Times archive

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