Alissa Walker takes photos of some of her favorite walks around Los Angeles for her blog Gelatobaby.com. This pedestrian plaza located in the Silver Lake neighborhood was once a street.
This bizarre sidewalk runs between two lanes of the 110 Freeway.
Residents who lived on hilly streets used stairways like these (of which there are hundreds) in order to access their local trolley stations. Now an event called The Big Parade explores these stairways on epic urban hikes.
Some alleys have been made into pedestrian walkways. East Cahuenga Alley in Hollywood has transformed from a scary thoroughfare into a quaint spot for outdoor dining.