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Old Los Angeles: Wilshire Boulevard transitions from a Spanish to an American street grid at Hoover, as seen in this circa 1930s.

Old Los Angeles, California: Wilshire Boulevard transitions from a Spanish to an American street grid at Hoover, as seen in this photo circa

The Orpheum on lower Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, during it’s life as a vaudeville theater, 1949.

The Orpheum on lower Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, during it’s life as a vaudeville theater, (South Park series 2 of

CENTRAL L.A. | DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES:  Los Angeles Public Library

Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, California Historic photo via archimaps Designed as a temple of learning and knowledge – in looks and purpose. archimaps: “ The new Public Library, Los.

"Any Seat 20¢ Any Time": The Leimert Theater at 3341 W. 43rd Pl. in Los Angeles, 1933. The theater still stands in Leimert Park.

"Any Seat Any Time" boasted The Los Angeles Leimert Theater in It was later leased as The Watchtower Circuit Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses and still stands in Leimert Park.

los feliz with Griffith Observatory on the hill in the background.

Looking up the palm tree-lined residential area of Normandie and Franklin Avenue toward the Griffith Park Observatory. Photo dated LAPL Photo Archive

The lost fountain at Pershing Square, designed by Johan Caspar Lachne Gruenfeld, was a social spot until 1952, when the park was gutted to make room for an underground parking garage. During the park's renovation, the 1910 fountain was removed, and no one seems to know what happened to it. This photo, with the Biltmore Hotel in the background, was taken in 1948. (LAPL 00039787) Bizarre Los Angeles

The lost fountain at Pershing Square, designed by Johan Caspar Lachne Gruenfeld, was a social spot until when the park was gutted to make room for.

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