James Joyce wrote a letter to Bertrand Russell, because all famous people know each other, in which he stated that one of his reasons for writing Ulysses was so that if Dublin were to be destroyed by an atom bomb like the one recently used in Hiroshima, “…it would be possible to rebuild the entire city, brick by brick[.]”*
This photo is like Ulysses, but for Los Angeles. When it slides into the ocean, everything we need to know to rebuild is contained in this picture.
*That part of the quote is famous, but not so much the line that follows, “Though God alone knows why anyone would want to. The place is a shithole.”