In Our Path contains two series of black-and-white photographs by Jeff Gates that chronicle the construction and impact of the I-105
in Los Angeles, California, between 1982 and 1983 and later from 1990 and 1995. Each set of photographs is accompanied by
a letterpress title page, introduction, and numbered descriptive notes by the photographer.
Jeff Gates (born 1949) began photographing the construction and community impact of the Century Freeway in Los Angeles, California,
in 1982 and 1983. The 18-mile freeway (also known as Interstate 105 and
the Glenn Anderson Freeway) runs east-west from near El Segundo and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Norwalk,
and bisects the communities of Hawthorne, Willowbrook, Lynwood, and Downey.
46 photographs : gelatin silver prints ; images 11 x 14 in., mounts 16 x 20 in.
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