Sometimes I get lucky with my research. I followed a hunch and discovered that the two-story house in the photo I posted earlier is 1986 Norwood Street. Here it is again in 1928…and today.
Then and now: The corner of East 1st and Hicks streets, c. 1960 and today. Tom’s Burger (far left) is at 3556 East 1st Street. The building that used to be Frank’s Furniture Co. is now Chalia’s Express Nutritional at 3578 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles Then and Now: 8320 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles. Top Photo: Rainbo Motel, built in 1953. Bottom Photo: Sunrise Motel
The above picture celebrates the construction of the Mount Rock Baptist Church in 1954. Today, the modest little church building is the Nehemiah Missionary. Its address is 12601 S. Wilmington Dr. in Compton.
This is 6826 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. The building first opened as the Valley Truck Company in 1950. Today, it is the home of International Tire and Service Center.
The Eddie “Rochester” Anderson home in the 1950s and today. Its address was originally 1932 W. 37th Street. Following Anderson’s death in 1977 (of heart failure at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills), the address changed to 1932 Rochester Circle in his memory.
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Top photo: The apartment building at 636 S. Dunsmuir Avenue in 1962 Bottom photo: The same building today. Date of completion: 1931.
Los Angeles: Then & Now — 302 Harding Avenue in San Fernando, CA. In 1963, the property owners were accused of racial discrimination under the Rumford Fair Housing Act. This occurred after the owners rejected a black Methodist pastor’s application for his mother and father-in-law to live there. The owner’s decision was said to have been based on […]
Then and now: Balboa Pavilion at 400 Main Street in Newport Beach. The top photo is how it looked in 1906, the year it opened. The bottom photo is how it looks today Photographer (bottom photo): D. Ramey Logan.