Map of the City of Los Angeles Showing Railway Systems. Printed map, 1906. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress (18)
The Library of Congress/Ira Gershwin Gallery presents historical maps of Los Angeles from the collections of the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division. These diverse works of craftsmanship, precision, and imagination provide a guide to some of the most remarkable stories of the city’s history: its discovery, its growth, and its industries, as seen by explorers, engineers, artists, residents, and boosters.
Los Angeles Mapped is the third annual exhibition created for the Library of Congress/Ira Gershwin Gallery located in Los Angeles, California. The gallery is housed in the Walt Disney Concert Hall, a magnificent landmark building designed by architect Frank Gehry, which opened in October of 2003. The gallery is the only Library of Congress exhibition venue located outside of Washington, D.C.