Christ in the desert never had such a forbidding landscape. Here we are spending all this money on schools, and we can't even afford some decent plantings for wandering kids to sleep in. Giant rocks and cacti? Nice. Let's plant some damn cushy ivy! It's for the kids! If you hate ivy, YOU HATE CHILDREN!!!
The aforementioned liquor store may have been located in the brick building on the right. As for Gilroy Avenue, that disappeared completely. The child-beating evil that was Mrs. Pearl Cooke evidently sucked the whole street into Hell.