From the beginning, Los Angeles was always a city of dreams and wonder. Many people moved to this great metropolis with hopes of bettering their lives: seeking fame, fortune, or just a change of pace. This article is an interesting look at how Skid Row came to be what we know it today. Why it has always been an area known for drifters & vagrants. And why it has recently become an area the city needs to focus on restoring, and not ignoring.