By the summer of 2009, structures and poles, behind a tall
fence, for the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Lineman Power
Pole Training Yard had been constructed on the northeast corner of
Washington Blvd. and Flower St. It provides what is potentially an
enigmatic view from the windows of the long Blue Line trains curving toward
The old building to the left is the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, operated
by the County of Los Angeles, and dating to the mid-1920s. It was
undergoing major renovation at the time of this photo.