LOS ANGELES SPOONS
"Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a global city, with
strengths in business, international trade, entertainment, culture,
media, fashion, science, sports, technology, education, medicine and
research and has been ranked sixth in the Global Cities Index and 9th
Global Economic Power Index. The city is home to renowned institutions
covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields and is one
of the most substantial economic engines within the United States."
Los Angeles is the largest city in California which is the largest
state (population) in the USA. But it trails NYC in population.
Around 1900, the city was also a powerful tourist magnet and we find
many spoons from this area.
The official name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina
de los Angeles del Río de Porciúncula"
Angel of Los Angeles
A small sampling of the many sterling spoons available from Los
A view of the large harbor and breakwater.
The 7500 acre Los Angeles/Long Beach harbor is the busiest
container port in the USA.
Spoon showing a woman in a bathing suit. Identified as Santa Monica.
Similar images were also used in other beach front tourist attractions.
Engraved pepper tree branch
Nice party handle spoon. In this case it is customized for Los Angeles,
but this handle can also be found with different customization
sterling spoons for Venice, Ca (part of Los Angeles)
Man made canals built in 1905 by Abbot Kinney as part of his plan to
create a Venice attraction in the Los Angeles area.
advertisement for Venice of America
sterling spoons for Westlake park, Los Angeles
Developed in the 1920's to resemble the Upper East Side of Manhattan,
this central part of Los Angeles had a small lake and people would rent
for a leisurely Sunday afternoon. This spring fed lake has now been
renamed Mac Arthur park after General Douglas Mac Arthur and it is now
a Los Angeles Historical monument (#100)
sterling palm tree spoons from greater Los Angeles area
more palm tree spoons can be seen by clicking here
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