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Los Angeles Trolly 1940s

Los Angeles Trolly 1940s

The “Pachuca,” the female counterpart of the Pachuco, had as strong an aesthetic sensibility as the male zoot suiter. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Pictures of Daily Life in Los Angeles in 1940s by Max Yavno

Young mexican americans wearing the zoot suit look or Pachuco as it is called in Spanish.

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.

This is the Edison Building in downtown Los Angeles. It was the home the Southern California Edison Company, and was one of the first all-electrically heated and cooled buildings in the western United States. It’s still stands in fine condition, but is now called One Bunker Hill.

The Edison Building, all lit up, appropriately. losangelespast: “ The Edison Building (now known as One Bunker Hill) at night, downtown Los Angeles, ”

The Cocoanut Grove...The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles , California , and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005

The Cocoanut Grove.The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles , California , and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005

How stunning is the art deco architecture on this building?! It was the Lane-Wells Company headquarters in Los Angeles, circa 1939. A true relic of the past! TheCultureTrip.com presents the top 6 art deco buildings in Los Angeles. Click on the link for the full list! (image via martinturnbull)

The 6 Most Stunning Art Deco Buildings in Los Angeles

The Lane-Wells Company headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, circa 1939 Beautiful Building

The Los Angeles Theatre ... Bullocks Department Store, Kress Five & Dime, Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway, been there many times, what memories! Los Angeles was so beautiful back then!

The Los Angeles Theatre . Bullocks Department Store, Kress Five & Dime, Los Angeles Theatre on Broadway, been there many times, what memories! Los Angeles was so beautiful back then!

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