Chinatown

Chinatown – 1890s

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Chinatown’s “crib district” where bordellos flourished. Photo looks west from Alameda Street towards the Plaza. Part of the two-storied Lugo Adobe (razed in 1951) can be seen on the far right hand side in the distance, just above the building with the porch overhang. Picture was taken in 1891. (Los Angeles Public Library 00033979)   A side […]

Cahuenga Pass 1897

Cahuenga Pass – 1890s

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Above photo: The Cahuenga Pass in 1897. The following comes from: http://www.whitleyheights.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=27 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 the pass […]