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Lewis MacAdams chuckling, "Not a Cornfield" field
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Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Leonard, Gary
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Lewis MacAdams, poet, activist, journalist, as well as author of a dozen books and tapes of poetry, is seen standing at the "Not a Cornfield" project, amused at something he may have seen or heard. Known originally as Southern Pacific's Cornfield Yard as well as Chinatown Yard property, this 32-acre parcel of land was turned into a temporary project, created by artist Lauren Bon. Ms. Bon turned the industrial brownfield into a cornfield for one agricultural cycle. As of 2006, this field located just north of Chinatown and within half a mile from El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, became known as Los Angeles State Historic Park. The City of Los Angeles dedicated it as Cultural Monument #82 for its role as the Southern Pacific's River Station railroad yard. Downtown L.A. is seen in the background. Photo dated: September 12, 2005.
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Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
MacAdams, Lewis,--1944-
Not a Cornfield (Project)
Authors--United States
Poets--United States
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Corn--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
SKyscrapers--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
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Gary Leonard Collection photographs
Bon, Lauren
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