At the end of the upcoming Fallout TV series first trailer at the 2:05 mark. The skyline of Los Angeles is shown during the explosion of what appear to be several nuclear bombs.

If this is the start of the Nuclear War that is the precursor to the Fallout franchise, this would be Saturday, October 23, 2077, which is when the great war is believed to have happened.

The skyline shows Griffith Observatory in the lower left-hand corner and what may be Western Canyon Road in the right of the frame.

la 2077

Which of the buildings in this image do not exist in the current timeframe (2023) and are additions for the 2077 skyline?

  • The same view (approximately) on Google Earth - earth.google.com/web/search/…
    – Valorum
    Dec 8, 2023 at 22:37
  • its important to remember that Fallout doesn't occur in OUR future, it is in the future of a timeline in which the post-WWII government focused on the wonders of the atom instead of generalized technology. Apr 19 at 16:04

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This image is at a slightly different angle but shows that all these foreground buildings dont exist currently.

Screen shot from the trailer of LA in 2077. Foreground buildings highlighted

This image is from 2022: Photo of LA in 2022 with foreground highlighted

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