This article was last updated on April 16, 2022
As if the fabulous Union Station in downtown LA wasn’t fun ENOUGH, our friend, the colorful Charles Phoenix, made it a night to remember! Charles has become The Ambassador of Los Angeles – he loves everything about the city – past, present, and future – and he has the vintage slides to prove it! Charles took his standing room only audience on a historical visual tour of downtown –including Chinatown and Little Tokyo, Olvera Street, Clifton’s Cafeteria, and many places that just aren’t around any more. He drew a colorful and varied crowd – unlike the frazzled train passengers with luggage walking by. Of course Union Station is a gorgeous vintage building and worth a visit if you haven’t seen it. It’s in the process of revitalization and will soon have cool new places to eat, drink, and socialize.
(Above: Charles Phoenix, Janet Charlton, and actor Richard Tanner)
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