Bukowski's stomping grounds
Despite his many tales of traveling the country, Bukowski spent almost all of his life in a very small section of Los Angeles. This map shows all of his known Los Angeles addresses and jobs. You can see that he favored Northeast Los Angeles, an area that has been low income and more or less run down
for the better part of 75 years. You have to zoom out on the map to see his first home - in Pasadena with relatives, where he lived briefly as an infant - and his last home, all the way down in San Pedro (which is still part of the city of Los Angeles). Yellow markers are residences, blue are jobs.
Not my Google ad, by the way. The map service adds that.