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Plans underway to revive downtown L.A.'s neglected Broadway Trade Center, @ABC7Robert reports http://abc7.la/1bCpJsN

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A high-angle view of the May Company Building with people walking along the sidewalk on the corner of Eighth Street and Broadway :: Dick Whittington Photography Collection,

Model of Downtown Los Angeles 1940 #LA

''This photo, taken in shows an insanely detailed model of downtown Los Angeles, a WPA project that was displayed at the Museum of Natural History. The photo is one of hundreds in a new Taschen book called “Los Angeles: Portrait of a City”.

The Los Angeles Theatre ... there were lots of grand old theatres on Broadway

Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. The movie palace, designed by S. Charles Lee, opened on Broadway in downtown L. on January with the premiere of Charlie Chaplin's City Lights.

The first Red Car over to North Hollywood, December 16, 1911, Van Nuys Line. Far right: Fred Weddington, who negotiated to get the line in the Valley; 9th from right: Wilson C. Weddington. The train behind was Huntington's special car. Weddington Family Collection. San fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The first "Red" Car over to North Hollywood, December Van Nuys Line. Far right: Fred Weddington who negotiated to get the line in the Valley; from right: Wilson C. The train behind was Huntington's special car.

[All photos via the amazing LA Public Library photo collection] This is the year and especially the summer of the Los Angeles River--on January 1, it officially became a river again (not just a...

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938 - Sepia Tones - Curbed LA

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Long Beach, built 1907.   Originally built downtown on 2nd St (now Broadway), the building now sits in Willow Springs Park.  The building was sadly destroyed by fire, Sept. 16, 2016.

Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Long Beach, built Originally built downtown on St (now Broadway), the building now sits in Willow Springs Park. The building was sadly destroyed by fire, Sept.

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Bunker Hill, Hope Street looking south from Notice the pyramid roof of the Central Library; it's very obvious in these shots that Bunker Hill was regraded and made lower.

4th & Spring 1958 & 2014  Above rounded building is Grant Bldg 1898

Few sections of Downtown Los Angeles' Historic Core have been as cruelly ravaged by urban decay as the blocks of Fourth Street in this view. Save for the former Broadway department store,.

Los Angeles, California: The Griffith Park Zoo in Los Angeles is neither the oldest nor the newest of L.A.’s massive animal habitats. Though this location was abandoned decades ago it is unusually available to visitors even today. It isn’t every day that a set of abandonments not only survives for generations but also remains available to the public as a kind of museum or window into the past.

Los Angeles, California: The Griffith Park Zoo in Los Angeles is neither the oldest nor the newest of L.’s massive animal habitats. Though this location was abandoned decades ago it is unusually available to visitors even today.

View of Calle de Los Negros, looking north, Los Angeles, C.C. Pierce, ca.1882 | Photograph of a view of Calle de Los Negros, "Nigger Alley", looking north, Los Angeles, ca.1882. A dilapidated adobe stands on the corner to the left, losing its spackle, while shop fronts stand along the street to the right. Horse-drawn carriages are parked in a large group in the distance while a lone carriage makes its way down the unpaved street towards the camera, a pede...

View of Calle de Los Negros, looking north, Los Angeles, C.C. Pierce, ca.1882 | Photograph of a view of Calle de Los Negros, "Nigger Alley", looking north, Los Angeles, ca.1882. A dilapidated adobe stands on the corner to the left, losing its spackle, while shop fronts stand along the street to the right. Horse-drawn carriages are parked in a large group in the distance while a lone carriage makes its way down the unpaved street towards the camera, a pede...

Detail of an 1877 drawing by E.S. Glover of Los Angeles, showing the city's first bridge on the right and the later Aliso Street bridge on the left. The view looks west toward downtown Los Angeles from Boyle Heights. Courtesy of the Big Map Blog.

A Brief History of Bridges in Los Angeles County

Detail of an 1877 drawing by E.S. Glover of Los Angeles, showing the city's first bridge on the right and the later Aliso Street bridge on the left. The view looks west toward downtown Los Angeles from Boyle Heights. Courtesy of the Big Map Blog.

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