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Mapped: Communal living in Southern California

From a hippie cooperative to a monastic paradise, the experimental communes that were built in and around LA Since the 19th century, Southern California has been seen as an ideal place to build an ideal society. But Utopia means different things to different people. For some it is a cooperative hippie commune, for others an orderly working-class suburb, or a monastic paradise created expressly for study and religious contemplation.
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