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 […]
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) […]
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)
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/
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.
The end of the funicular incline of the Mt. Lowe Railway on top of Echo Mountain in 1902. Photo was taken two years after Mt. Lowe’s tourist hotel, the Echo Mountain House, burned down. Had the hotel survived, it would have been to the right of the top stairs. In the distance, you can see the round […]
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 […]