Childrens Hospital

Childrens Hospital

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According to the Los Angeles Public Library, the Childrens Hospital address in this photo might have been 769 Castelar Street (at the intersection of Alpine Street). I’m guessing that this photo was taken around 1904-1905, after the hospital’s renovation. The hospital did, however, move to a new building on the corner of Sunset and Vermont […]

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Hollywood

Hollywood photos – 1900s

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Two men standing on top of Olive Hill in East Hollywood, circa 1900. The buildings below include the Prospect Park station, a post office and possibly a couple of residences. Today, Olive Hill is where you’ll find the Barnsdall Art Park, including the Hollyhock House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (completed in 1921). (LAPL)   […]

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Chester Place

Chester Place, circa 1907

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The Edward Doheny and Bailey grounds at Chester Place, circa 1907.

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Casa Verdugo Restaurant

Glendale, California – photos – 1900s

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Glendale’s original Casa Verdugo Restaurant, sometime between 1905 and 1910. The location (as far as I can tell) used to be on the east side of Brand Boulevard near Mountain Street. To read more, click here: http://paradiseleased.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/casa-verdugo-old-l-a-s-famous-restaurant-out-glendale-way/   Glendale, CA, c. 1900. (LAPL 00060851)

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Cafe Bristol Los Angeles 1900s

Cafe Bristol – 4th and Spring Streets – 1900s

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Dining at the Cafe Bristol, once located at 4th and Spring Streets in Los Angeles, in the basement of the H.W. Hellman Building. The Bristol Orchestra entertained on occasion. Photo postcard dates around 1906-1909. The proprietors at one time were two gents named Schneider and Fieber. To see additional memorabilia, click here:http://ladailymirror.com/2013/09/10/cafe-bristol-downtown-los-angeles/

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Broadway 1901

Broadway Street Photos (1900-1909)

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Above photo: Broadway Street, circa 1901.   Broadway looking north from 5th Street in 1905. (LAPL 00008062)   The Southwest Turquoise Company was a gem cutting business that lasted from 1906 to around 1920. This photo was taken at its first location at 113 N. Broadway Street sometime between 1906 and 1909.

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Belmont Street 1904

Belmont Street 1904

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Near the corner of Belmont and First Street in 1904.

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Arroyo Seco Bikeway

Arroyo Seco Bikeway – Pasadena, CA – 1900

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The Arroyo Seco Bikeway (also known as the California Cycleway) was a 1.3 mile, four lane bicycle toll road bridge that ran between Pasadena’s Green Hotel and the Raymond Hotel. The road was constructed between 1899 and 1901. Pasadena bicyclists paid .10 cents for a one way passage and .15 cents for a round trip. Its owner, Horace […]

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Singleton Court Adams Street Los Angeles

Palm Drive – Singleton Court – Adams Street – 1908

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Postcard reads “Palm Drive from Singleton Court looking towards Adams Street, Los Angeles, Cal.” Circa 1908.

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Molokane

Molokane – Russian Immigrants – 1906

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Newsflash from the Past: TAKE TO HILLS IN A SCARE. Deluded Los Angeles Molokane Will Move Tomorrow for Fear of Quake. Los Angeles Times (October 14, 1906) There will be an exodus of the Molokane from Los Angeles tomorrow. The 2000 or more [Russian] colonists will begin their trek from the city early in the […]

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