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LAist Interview: 1947 Project Part II

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Editor's note: This is the second part of the LAist Interview with the editors of the 1947 Project, a blog that posts news stories and photographs of Los Angeles in 1947. This LAist Interview is with a typical resident living in Los Angeles in 1947.

Name: Johnathon Zheltov, 29
Works in the pectin department, California Fruit Growers Exchange

Where are you from and what neighborhood do you live in?

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Johnathon Zheltov: The folks moved here, Molokans, you know, to Vignes Ave. in aught-nine. Then Brooklyn Avenue. Since have moved here to Bunker Hill.

Where is the best place to relax in Los Angeles?

Johnathon Zheltov: Pershing Square. So incredibly lush.

Where is the worst place in Los Angeles? Where is the saddest place in LA?

Johnathon Zheltov: Worst place? None. Saddest? Probably Hollywood, where all those people are losing their homes for the parkway.

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Where is the best place in LA for romance?

Johnathon Zheltov: Perino's. Or maybe overlooking the Dominquez oil fields! Hoo-hah!

Photo credit: Mark Edward Harris.