Cahuenga Pass 1897

Cahuenga Pass – Los Angeles

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Above photo: The Cahuenga Pass in 1897. The following comes from the website: www.whitleyheights.com/ I am not the author. The Lost Treasure of the Cahuenga Pass Driving through the Cahuenga Pass and Whitley Heights towards Hollywood, one might not contemplate the haunted legacy left for travelers or would-be treasure hunters who wind their way through […]

Sixth Street Park Los Angeles 1888

Central Park – Pershing Square – photos

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Sixth-street Park, now Pershing Square, in 1888. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is in the background.   History of Pershing Square Back in the 1850s, settlers camped on an undeveloped parcel of land near Los Angeles’s original Spanish plaza. As Los Angeles grew, city officials in 1866 designated five acres of the former campground into a park. Because it bordered St. Vincent’s college at […]