L.A. Unfolded

L.A. Unfolded: Maps from the Los Angeles Public Library opened today at Los Angeles’s Central Library; it runs until January 22. “The exhibition focuses on Los Angeles and California and features topographic surveys, tourist guides, real estate maps, pictorials, illustrations and more. Highlights include a 1791 Spanish explorers’ California coast map; a 1975 Goetz Guide to the Murals of East Los Angeles; and Artist-Historian Jo Mora’s masterly illustrated 1942 city map. The exhibition draws exclusively from the Los Angeles Public Library’s own map collection, one of the largest collections owned by a public library in the U.S.” More at Angelenic. Via MAPS-L.