1950s

Los Angeles photos in the 1950s

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Downtown Los Angeles 1950

Los Angeles photos in the 1950s. Above: Downtown in 1950.   A traffic jam on Figueroa Street facing Sunset, circa 1950.   7th Street approaching Figueroa, circa 1950. Notice the sign announcing the future site of the Statler Hotel? The hotel (completed in 1952) once stood on the corner of Figueroa and Wilshire. In the […]

Los(t) Angeles

Los(t) Angeles: Bunker Hill

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A 1902 view down Bunker Hill. 3rd Street is below.   The Lewis Leonard Bradbury mansion, located on the corner of Hill and Court streets in Bunker Hill, in 1927. The mansion was torn down in 1929.   “Bunker Hill is old town, lost town, shabby town, crook town. Once, very long ago, it was the […]