Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
Welcome, Detourists! This slide show, photographed and written by L.A. Times staffer Christopher Reynolds, goes all over and grows every weekday.
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San Francisco: A sidelong glance from the '30s
Coit Tower went up in 1933 and its ground floor is full of murals painted the following year under a Depression-era make-work program. One of my favorite features is this guy with the pipe, turning his head to see who's in line. Photo taken in 2009.