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The Wright-Mooers home, built in 1894, at 818 South Bonnie Brae Street in Westlake. Photo from the Los Angeles Public Library Historic Image Database

Victorian Homes on South Bonnie Brae, which runs north to south from Echo Park to Pico-Union, ca.

Thornewood Castle, Lakewood, Wash.: Built with three shiploads of treasures from Europe. infamously haunted house which is the same site where the TV movie adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Rose Red" was filmed.

Built with three shiploads of treasures from Europe. The infamously haunted house is where the TV movie adaptation of Stephen King's novel "Rose Red" was filmed.

The “Court of Olive” building (as it was called in 1929) was built by silent western star Fred Thomson and his wife, Frances Marion, around 1928, the year Thomson died.  Located at 6530 Sunset Blvd.,it is now the site of the endangered Cat and Fiddle Restaurant and Pub. This building is incorrectly referred to as the Thompson [sic.] Building online. If anything, it should be referred to by its original name or the Thomson Building. (California State Library) Bizarre Los Angeles

The Thomson Building at 6530 Sunset Boulevard was built by silent western star Fred Thomson around 1928

The city market of Los Angeles, Ninth and San Pedro Streets

The city market of Los Angeles, Ninth and San Pedro Streets

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects. (Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOS: Los Angeles Chinatown then and now

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects.

The Amestoy Building pictured in 1945 at the northeast corner of Market and Main.   Many consider this building the first 'skyscraper' in Los Angeles.   Built in 1887, it was the first building in Los Angeles with an elevator.    Notice the Stake Out Bar in the lower right.  This was a popular hang-out for the LAPD in the 1940s.  At the time, the Police Dept. was located in City Hall across the street.

yesterdaysprint: “ The Amestoy Building, built in pictured in 1945 at the northeast corner of Market and Main, Los Angeles (The Stake Out bar, bottom right, was a popular hangout for the LAPD.

The Westminster Hotel at 4th and Main Street in Los Angeles, CA - 1900

The Noodleman Group: LA Architecture The Westminster Hotel. Downtown Los Angeles circa Long since gone this hotel exhibits the nineteenth century tastes in building and would be considered large for it's time.

The Los Angeles County courthouse building, constructed in 1890

Los Angeles County Courthouse in Courtesy of the California Historical Society Collection, USC Libraries.

Downtown L.A. looks a bit different now: Here’s Los Angeles City Hall as seen from Bunker Hill in 1960.

looks a bit different now: Here’s Los Angeles City Hall as seen from Bunker Hill in Photo: Los Angeles Times

This Victorian-style home at 1450 Scott Ave. was built sometime in the early 1890s and was originally located on Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles.  http://historicechopark.org/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/1450scott15.jpg

This Victorian-style home at 1450 Scott Ave. was built sometime in the early and was originally located on Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles.

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