The Rise and Fall of Irvine Meadows West

The Rise and Fall of Irvine Meadows West Campfire Musicians at Irvine meadows West

Southern California is known for its perfectly-planned suburbs.

In its midst, university students built a vibrant shantytown.

It was colorful and eclectic and full of smart, creative people. But the University had other plans... a parking lot.

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