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A. L. Bath Building (also Willoughby Hotel)

Abbotsford Inn (originally LA College for Young Ladies)

Academy Awards (Pantages Theatre, 1950 - 1960)

Academy Theatre (3141 W. Manchester Blvd)

Adohr Creamery (S. La Cienega)

Adohr Milk Farm (1916 - Ventura Blvd and Lindley Ave, SW Corner)

Agricultural Park (Exposition Park)

Al Levy's Tavern (1623 N. Vine, later Mike Lyman's Grill)

Al Malakah Temple (Original Shrine Auditorium)

Alfonso & Co. Grocery (Temple and Main)

Alhambra, City of (1890 - 1910)

Alhambra Airfield (1930 - 1946)

Alhambra Hotel & Annex (316 & 323 N. Broadway, adjacent to Broadway Tunnel)

Alligator Farm (aka Los Angeles Alligator Farm, later California Alligator Farm)

Aliso Street Bridge (1877)

Alta Vista Apartments (255 S. Bunker Hill Avenue, above the western end of the 3rd Street Tunnel)

Ambassador Hotel (1921, 3400 Wilshire Blvd)

American Baptist Church (1898 - 28th and Summer St)

American Broadcasting Company (Hollywood)

American Legion Building (2035 N. Highland)

American Storage Building (1928, 3636 Beverly Blvd)

Amestoy Block - Amestoy Building (built in 1887)

Amusement Parks (Soutnern California)

Andrés Pico Adobe (1853, aka Rómulo Pico Adobe and Ranchito Rómulo - 10940 Sepulveda Blvd)

Angel Stadium (1966 - Anaheim)

Angeleno Heights (aka Angelino Heights)

Angelito Heights Homes (1890s)

Angels Flight (1901)

Angels Flight (1937)

Angels Flight (1952)

Angels Gate Light (1913 - Present, aka Los Angeles Harbor Lighthouse)

Angelus Hotel (1901, Spring and 4th St - SW Corner)

Angelus Temple (Glendale Blvd and Park Avenue, NE Corner - Echo Park)

Anheuser-Busch Brewery (1953 - Roscoe Blvd and Woodley Ave)

Antler Hotel (ca. 1905, Venice Lagoon)

Arcade Building (Mercantile Arcade Building - Broadway Side)

Arcade Building (Spring St. Side)

Arcade Depot (at site of old Wolfskill Ranch - Alameda, bet 4th & 5th)

Arcadia Block (West side of N Los Angeles St, between Commercial and Arcadia St)

Arcadia Hotel (1887 - Santa Monica)

Arcadia Hotel Switchback Roller Coaster (1887)

Architects' Building (later Douglas Oil Building, 816 W. 5th Street - SE Corner 5th & Figueroa)

Armory Building (aka Copeland Building - NW, 8th & Spring)

Armory Building (Exposition Park)

Arroyo Seco Branch Library (6145 North Figueroa St, was 6545 Pasadena Ave)

Arroyo Seco Parkway (later Pasadena Freeway)

Arthur Letts Residence (in Hollywood)

Ascot Speedway (1924 - 1936, Lincoln Heights)

AT&T Madison Complex Tandem Office Building (aka PacBell Tower & AT&T Tower)

Auditorium Building (also Clune's Auditorium and Philharmonic Auditorium)

Automobile Club of Southern California (2601 S. Figueroa St)

Aviation in Early Los Angeles (1905 - Present)

Avila Adobe (Olvera Street, originally Wine Street)

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Baker Block

Baldwin Ranch (aka Rancho La Cienega O' Paso de la Tijera)

Baldwin Theatre (Baldwin Hills)

Baltimore Hotel (1896 - 7th & Olive, NE Corner)

Bank of Italy Building (1922 - 7th & Olive, NW Corner- today, Giannini Place)

Bankers Building (629 S. Hill - 1929)

Banning Residence (Fort Moore Hill)

Banning Residence (1900 - Wilmington)

Banning Residence (1937+ Wilmington)

Bard's Theatre (later Vista Theatre - 4473 Sunset Blvd)

Barker Brothers Buiding (818 W. 7th St.)

Barkies Sandwich Shop

Barlow Sanatorium

Barnsdall Park

Baseball in Early LA

Bath Building (also Willoughby Hotel)

Bay Theatre (Pacific Palisades)

Bazooka Berk Ranch (aka Bob Burns Ranch, NW corner of Sherman Way and Mason Ave)

Beale's Cut (1863)

Bel-Air (aka Bel-Air Estates)

Bel-Air Bay Club (Pacific Palisades)

Bel-Air Country Club (Bel-Air)

Belasco Theatre (Opened 1901 - 337 S. Main St.)

Bell and Howell Building (716 N. La Brea)

Bella Union Hotel (also Claredon and St. Charles Hotel)

Bella Union Hotel (1920 +)

Belleview Terrace Hotel (6th and Figueroa, NW Corner - today's site of Jonathan Club)

Belmont Hotel (opened 1886)

Belmont Theatre

Ben Frank's Coffee Shop (Sunset Strip, later Mel's Drive-In Coffee Shop - 8585 Sunset Blvd)

Bernheimer Estate and Gardens (currently Yamashiro Restaurant)

Beverly Hills (1905)

Beverly Hills (Early 1900s)

Beverly Hills (1935+)

Beverly Hills City Hall

Beverly Hills' 1st Train Station

Beverly Hills Electric Color Fountain

Beverly Hills High School

Beverly Hills Hotel

Beverly Hills Speedway

Beverly Hills Water Treatment Plant No. 1

Beverly Park (aka Kiddieland and Ponyland - Beverly and La Cienega)

Beverly Theatre (Beverly Hills)

Beverly Wilshire Hotel

B. H. Dyas Building (later Broadway-Hollywood)

B. H. Dyas Building (7th & Olive - previously Ville de Paris Bldg)

Biff's Coffee Shop (Hollywood)

Biola Institute also Church of the Open Door

Biltmore Hotel (Pershing Square)

Bit of Sweden Smorgasbord Restaurant (Sunset and Doheny, NE Corner)

Black Cats (Flying)

B'nai B'rith Temple (1873-1896: Original Location)

B'nai B'rith Temple (2nd Location - 9th and Hope St)

Bob Burns Ranch (aka Bazooka Berk Ranch, NW corner of Sherman Way and Mason Ave)

Bob Hope Airport

Bob's Airmail Service Station (Wilshire)

Bob's Big Boy Restaurant (1940 - Original Location - 642 S. San Fernando Rd., Burbank)

Bob's Big Boy Drive-in and Restaurant (1949 - Oldest Remaining Bob's Big Boy in America, 4211 W. Riverside Dr.)

Bolton Hall (1913 - Tunjunga)

Bonaventure Hotel (Westin Bonaventure)

Bonebrake Residence (2619 Figueroa St. - current location of Automobile Club)

Bonfilio Residence

Boos Bros. Cafeteria (Hill Street)

Boos Bros Cafeteria (Catalina Island)

Boston Dry Goods Store

Boyle Heights (1870s)

Boyle Hotel (aka Cummings Block)

Boylston Street Yard (Early Views of: 1896 - Present)

Bradbury Building (304 S. Broadway, Oldest Building in Downtown, 3rd & Broadway, SE Corner)

Bradbury Mansion (Bunker Hill)

Braly Building

Brand Field

Brant Ranch (Woodland Hills)

Breed Street Shul (Boyle Heights)

Broadway and 5th Street (1906 thru 1908)

Broadway and 6th Street (1906 thru 1909)

Broadway and 6th Street (1916 thru 1920)

Broadway and 7th Street (1906 thru 1910)

Broadway and 7th Street (Downtown's 'Busiest Intersection')

Broadway Christian Church (233 Broadway)

Broadway Department Store (4th and Broadway)

Broadway-Hollywood Building (previously B. H. Dyas Building, SW Corner of Hollywood and Vine)

Broadway-Hollywood (SW Corner of Hollywood and Vine)

Broadway Plaza (MCI Center)

Broadway Tunnel (1902)

Broadway Tunnel

Brown Derby (Wilshire)

Brown Derby (Hollywood - 1628 N. Vine St)

Brown Derby (Hollywood and Vine, NW Corner)

Brown Derby (Beverly Hills)

Brown Derby (Los Feliz - previously Willard's Restaurant)

Brunson Mansion

Brunswig Building

Bryn Mawr Sign (Hollywood Hills)

Bryson Apartments

Bryson-Bonebrake Block (1888)

Buena Vista-Broadway Bridge

Bullard Block (Spring and Court St, NE Corner)

Bullock's (1907 - 7th and Broadway, NW Corner)

Bullock's Fashion Square (today Westfield Fashion Square)

Bullock's Wilshire (1929 - 3050 Wilshire Blvd)

Bunker Hill (1937+)

Bunker Hill (1960s)

Bunker Hill Apartments

Bunker Hill Development (1968+)

Bunker Hill Tower (1968)

Burbank (1887)

Burbank Airport

Burbank Block (1887 - San Fernando Rd & Olive Ave)

Burbank Theatre (1893 - 548 S. Main Street)

Busch Gardens (1966 - Van Nuys)

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Café La Maze (Sunset Strip - later Sherie's and Gazzarrie's)

Café Trocadero (Sunset Strip)

Cahuenga Branch Library (1916 - Santa Monica Boulevard and Madison Ave, NE Corner)

Cahuenga Pass (Early Views 1890s)

Cahuenga Pass (1930s +)

Cahuenga Pass Freeway

Calabasas (1908 - 1915)

Calabasas "Hanging Tree" (adjacent to the Calabasas Grocery Store and Oak Garage)

Calabasas School House (ca. 1890 - 24400 block of Calabasas Road)

California Bank Building (Beverly Hills)

California Bank Building (2nd and Broadway, SW Corner)

California Bank Building (1st and Vermont, SW Corner)

California Club (1st Building)

California Club (2nd Building)

California Federal Bank Building

California Historical Landmrks in LA

California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

California State Building

Camera Obscura (Santa Monica)

Campo de Cahuenga (3919 Lankershim Blvd, adjacent to the Universal Studios Metro Station)

Canoga Citrus Association (Owensmouth - Canoga Park)

Canoga Park (1927 - 1939)

Canoga Park (1940s - 1960s)

Canoga Park High School (1914, originally Owensmouth High School)

Canoga Park Drive-in Theatre (1961 - mid-1970s, Canoga and Strathern, SW Corner)

Canter Bros. Deli (Boyle Heights, 1931 - 1948)

Canter's Deli (Fairfax, 1948 - Present)

Canyon Country Store (Laurel Canyon Blvd at Kirkwood Drive)

Carolina Pines Jr. Restaurant (1518 N. La Brea Ave, later Copper Penny)

Capitol Records Building (1750 N. Vine Street, Hollywood)

Carpenter’s Drive-in Restaurant (Hollywood, 1931 - Sunset and Vine, NE Corner)

Carpenter's Drive-in Restaurant (Hollywood, 1938 - Sunset and Vine, SE Corner)

Carpenter's Drive-in Restaurant (Beverly Hills, 1932 - Wilshire and Le Doux, NE Corner)

Carthay Circle Theatre

Casa de Lopez (aka Lopez Adobe, 1100 Pico Street, San Fernando)

Casa Mil Flores (1909, Harrison Gray Otis Home, 1919 purchased by Edgar Rice Burrough - Tarzana)

Castle and Salt Box (325 S. Bunker Hill Ave - last houses on Bunker Hill, 1969)

Castle of Enchantment (4857 Melrose Ave)

Castle Peak (1940s -Today, West Hills)

Castle Sans Souci

Catalina Island (1880 - Present)

CBS Columbia Square (6121 Sunset Boulevard)

CBS Studio Center (previously Republic Studios - Studio City)

CBS Television City

Cecil Hotel (Lankershim / N. Hollywood)

Central Library (Construction)

Central Library (aka Los Angeles Central Library)

Central Park Area (1910s - Renamed Pershing Square in 1918

Central Saloon (1886 - 5th & Spring, SE Corner)

Central Station (1914 - aka Southern Pacific Depot)

Century City

Century Plaza Hotel

Century Towers

Chandler Residence

Chaplin Airfield (Wilshire and Fairfax, S/W Corner)

Chapman Park Hotel (Wilshire)

Charles Lindbergh

Charlie Chaplin Studios (later A&M Records and The Jim Henson Company)

Chateau Elysée (5930 Franklin Ave, Hollywood)

Chateau Marmont Hotel (1926, 8221 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood)

Chatsworth (1920's)

Chatsworth (1930's)

Chatsworth Community Church (1903, today Virgin Anglican-Rite Catholic Church, Oakwood Memorial Park)

Chatsworth Park (later Chatsworth)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1925)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1943)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1960)

Chester Williams Building

Chili Bowl Restaurant

Chinese Theatre (aka Grauman's Chinese Theatre)

Childs Residence

Childs' Opera House (1889 - aka Grand Opera House - 1st Home of the Orpheum Circuit)

Christmas Tree Lane

Church of the Open Door/Biola Institute

Chutes Amusement Park

Chutes Park Baseball Field (Replaced by Washington Park in 1912)

Christian Science Church (Adams & Portland - aka Second Church of Christ Scientist)

Cinerama Dome Theatre (Hollywood)

Ciro's Nightclub (previously Club Seville, today The Comedy Store)

City Hall (1853)

City Hall (1884 - 1888)

City Hall (1888 - Broadway)

City Hall Construction (1927)

City Hall (1928 - Los Angeles)

Civic Center (1938 +)

Civic Center (1963 +)

Clifton's Cafeteria

Clocktower Market/Courthouse (built in 1858)

Clover Field (later Santa Monica Airport)

Club Cassanova (8383 W. Sunset Blvd)

Club Seville (later Ciro's Nightclub and The Comedy Store)

Clune's Broadway Theatre (528 S. Broadway, later Cameo Theatre)

Clune's Pasadena Theatre (1911 - later Pasadena Theatre, 61 W. Colorado Blvd)

Coca-Cola Building (1334 S. Central)

Cocoanut Grove (Ambassador Hotel)

Coffee Cup Cafe (8901 Pico Blvd)

Coffee Dan's (Hollywood Blvd)

Coffee Dan's (Van Nuys)

Coffee Dan's (Vine n/o Sunset)

Cole House

Colegrove (Hollywood)

Coliseum, Los Angeles Memorial (1922)

Coliseum, Los Angeles Memorial (Olympics - 1930s+)

College of Fine Arts (also Judson Studios)

Colorado River Aqueduct

Colorado Street Bridge (1913)

Colorado Street Bridge (1930)

Comedy Store (Previously Club Seville and Ciro's)

Compton (1800s)

Compton (1900s)

Conservatory of Music and Arts (1883)

Construction of Hoover Dam

Construction of the GOB (DWP Building - 1963-1965)

Copeland Building (aka Armory Building - NW, 8th & Spring)

Copp Building (Broadway)

Coulter's Department Store (later Broadway - Wilshire Blvd)

County Courthouse, Los Angeles (1891 - Temple & Broadway, SE Corner)

County Courthouse, Los Angeles (1959 - Present - Mosk Courthouse)

Court Flight (Early 1900s)

Court Flight 2 (1930s)

Crenshaw Residence (1419 S. Wilton Pl.)

Crescendo Nightclub (Sunset Strip)

Crescent Heights Shopping Center (aka Sunset Medical Building)

Crocker-Citizens Bank (611 Place)

Crocker Mansion (Bunker Hill)

Crocker Building (Broadway)

Crossroads of the World (1936 - 1st Outdoor Shopping Mall, 6671Sunset Blvd)

Cruising Van Nuys Blvd (1960s and 1970s)

CSUN (1958 - Previously San Fernando Valley State College)

Culver City Speedway

Cummings Block (aka Boyle Hotel)

Cupid's Hot Dogs (Van Nuys, 1950s - Victory Blvd and Tyrone Ave)

Cupid's Hot Dogs (North Hollywood, 1950s - Burbank and Lankershim Blvds)

Custer Avenue School (1895 - LA's 1st Middle School)

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Davis Residence (ca. 1880)

Dayton Avenue Bridge (Also the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge)

Dayton Avenue Bridge (1928)

De Soto Card Dealership (La Brea)

DeMille Airfield No.1 (Fairfax and Melrose, S/W Corner)

DeMille Airfield No.2 (Fairfax and Wilshire, N/W Corner)

Deauville Club (Santa Monica)

Department of Water and Power Building (111 N. Hope St, Bunker Hill - 1963-1965)

Desmond's Building (1924 - 616 S. Broadway)

Devonshire Downs (1946 - Devonshire and Zelzah)

Devonshire Street (1950s +, Chatsworth)

Dino’s Lodge (Sunset Strip)

Disney Concert Hall

Disney Studios (1926 to 1940; 2710 Hyperion Ave, Los Feliz)

Disneyland (1955 - Anaheim)

Dodger Stadium (1962 - Chavez Ravine)

Dodson Residence (San Pedro)

Dome_Hotel (aka Minnewaska Hotel)

Dome_Hotel also Dome Apartments

Dominguez Building (aka Myer Siegel & Co. Building - 5410 Wilshire Blvd)

Don Lee Mutual Broadcasting Studio (1313 N. Vine Street, late ABC Studios)

Don Vicente de la Osa Adobe (Encino)

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Music Center)

Douglas Oil Building (aka Architects' Building, 816 W. 5th Street - SE Corner 5th & Figueroa)

Downey Avenue Bridge (1870s)

Downey Block (1869 - Temple and Main Streets, NW Corner)

Downey Estate (1888)

Drive-in Restaurants (1932 +)

Dryden, William (1858 - Established 1st LA Water Co. - LA Water Works)

Ducommun Building (204 / 304 N. Main Street)

Ducommun Yard (Early Views of: 1926 - 1954)

Dunbar Hotel (aka Sommerville Hotel)

DWP - Name Change Chronology

DWP Building (1963 - 111 N. Hope St, Bunker Hill)

DWP Facts & Figures

DWP Significant Historical Dates

Dyas-Carleton Café

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E. Clem Wilson Building (General Insurance, Mutual of Omaha, Asashi, and Samsung)

Eagle Rock City Hall

Earl Carroll Theatre

Early LA Drive-in Restaurants (1932 +)

East San Fernando Valley (1930s)

Eastern Columbia Building

Eastlake Park (1881, aka Lincoln Park)

Eastside Brewery (aka Los Angeles Brewing Co.)

Eaton, Frederick (Biography)

Ebell Club (First Location)

Echo Mountain House (1894 - 70 room Hotel)

Echo Park

Edison Building (1930 - later One Bunker Hill Building, NW Corner of 5th and Grand)

Edison Steam Plant No. 1 (1897)

Egyptian Theatre (aka Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd)

El Capitan Theatre (Hollywood - previously Paramount Theatre)

El Coyote Mexican Cafe

El Miradero

El Patio Ballroom (later Rainbow Gardens and Palomar Ballroom)

El Portal Theatre (1926 - 5269 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood)

El Pueblo

Electricity in Early Los Angeles

Electricity on the Aqueduct

Elysian Park (1900)

Elks Club (Bunker Hill)

Elks Club (MacArthur Park - today, Park Plaza Hotel)

Elysian Valley

Encino (1930s)

Encino Reservoir (1921)

Encino Velodrome (1961, near the intersection of Louise Avenue and Oxnard Street)

Engstrum Hotel Apartments (623 W. 5th Street)

Ennis House (2655 Glendower Ave)

Equitable Building (Hollywood and Vine, N/E)

Equitable Building (3435 Wilshire Blvd)

Equitable Savings Bank (1906 - Replaced LA National Bank - NE 1st & Spring)

Examiner Building (2nd location - 1914)

Exposition Park (previously Agricultural Park)

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Fairfax High School

Fairfax Theatre

Faith Bible Church (1917, Originally Norweigen Lutheran Church - 18531 Gresham Street, Northridge)

Famous Amos Cookie Store (7181 Sunset Blvd - Sunset and Formosa, NE Corner)

Farmers and Merchants National Bank (4th and Main, SW Corner)

Farmers Market, Gilmore Drive-In and the Pan Pacific Auditorium.

Federal Building and Post Office (1910)

Federal Building (1940)

Federal Courthouse and U.S. Post Office Building (1940)

Federal Courthouse

Feliz Adobe (Rancho Los Feliz - 4730 Crystal Springs Dr)

Ferrell's Ice Cream (San Fernando Valley)

Fifth Street (between Grand and Figueroa)

Figueroa and 6th Streets (1890s)

Figueroa Street Bridge (aka N. Figueroa St. Bridge)

Figueroa Street Triple Tunnels

Figueroa Theatre (Highland Park)

Fine Arts Building (811 West 7th St.)

Finkle Building

Finlandia Baths (Crosby Building - Sunset Strip, 9028 Sunset Blvd)

Fire Houses (1900 - 1910)

First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles (2270 S. Harvard Blvd)

First Church of Christ (1366 S. Alvarado St)

First City and Jail (Rocha Adobe)

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (1868 - Oldest Continuous Protestant Church in LA - New HighSt.)

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (2nd location - 3rd and Hill, NE Corner)

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (3rd location - 6th and Hill, SW Corner)

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (4th location - 841 S. Hope St)

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (5th location - 540 S. Commonwealth Ave)

First English Lutheran Church (8th and Flower, SE Corner)

First Federal Savings and Loan Building (Hollywood and Highland, NW Corner)

First German Episcopal Church (ca. 1898 - 4th near Hill St)

First LA Public School (2nd and Spring, NW Corner)

First LA Telephone Pay Station (1879 - 228 S. Spring St)

First Methodist Episcopal Church (6th and Hill)

First Municipal Power Pole

First National Bank Building (Hollywood and Highland, NE Corner)

First National Pictures (later Warner Bros. - Burbank)

First Presbyterian Church (2nd and Broadway, SE Corner)

First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood (1760 N. Gower)

Fish Shanty Restaurant (La Cienega)

Fisher's Broad-Guage Department Store (1890 - Main St. near Washington)

Five Points Building (Ralphs Market - Lincoln Heights)

Fleetwood Center (19611 Ventura Blvd)

Fletcher Viaduct

Flooding - San Fernando Valley (1938)

Fokker F-32 Aircraft (Bob's Airmail Service Station)

Food Giant Market (Lynwood)

Ford Hotel (aka Hotel Ford - NW, 7th & Olive)

Formosa Cafe (Santa Monica Blvd and Formosa Ave, SE Corner)

Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial (1958, 451 N. Hill Street)

Fort Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Forthmann House (ca. 1900 - 629 W. 18th Street - Today, USC Community House - 2801 S. Hoover)

Forum (Inglewood)

Foster Block (1898 - 2nd and Broadway, NE Corner)

Fotomat Kiosks

Four_Level_Interchange Construction (1948)

Four Level Interchange (1954+)

Fourth Street and Grand Avenue (1910s)

Fox Pasadena Theatre (1911 - previously Clune's Pasadena Theatre, 61 W. Colorado Blvd)

Foy Building

Foy Residence (7th & Figueroa)

Fox Stadium Theatre (8906 W. Pico)

Fox Theatre (Westwood)

Fox Wilshire Theatre (today, Saban Theatre - Beverly Hills, 1930 - Wilshire and Hamilton, SE Corner)

Freeway Lady (Hollywood Frwy - 1255 W. Temple)

Fremont Hotel (1902 - 4th and Grand)

French Chateau Apartments (900 S. Hobart)

Frost Building (1898 - 2nd and Broadway, NE Corner)

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Garden Court Apartments (7021 Hollywood Blvd)

Garden of Allah Hotel (8152 Sunset Blvd)

Garnier Block

Garvanza Hotel (Highland Park)

Garrick Theatre (originally Hyman Theatre)

Gas Stations

Gaylord Apartments

Gazzarri's (Sunset Strip - previously Sherry's Restaurant and the Café La Maze)

General Hospital (LA County Hospital)

General Motors Plant (1947-1992, Panorama Ranch, Van Nuys)

Getty Villa Museum

Giannini Place (built 1922 - NW, 7th & Olive - previously Bank of Italy)

Gilmore Adobe (aka Rancho La Brea Adobe)

Gilmore Drive-In

Gilmore Field (1939 - adjacent to Farmers Market)

Gilmore Stadium (1934 - adjacent to Farmers Market)

Girard (now Woodland Hills)

Girard (1920 - 1930s, now Woodland Hills/Warner Center)

Glendale (1900)

Glendale (1920+)

Glendale Airport (later Grand Central Airport)

Glengarry Castle (aka Schlosser Terrace)

Goldwyn Studios (later MGM, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

Good Samaritan Hospital (7th & Figueroa - 1904)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church (Beverly Hills)

Googie Architecture

Googie's Coffee Shop (Sunset Blvd. and Crescent Heights, nr. SE Corner)

Gotham Deli (Hollywood Blvd and Sycamore Ave, SW Corner)

Government Building (1893 Post Office, Main and Winston, SE Corner)

Governor Pio Pico's Office (LA Plaza)

Granada Hills (1920s - 1961)

Granada Theatre (later Oriental Theatre, Guitar Center - 7425 Sunset Blvd)

Grand Avenue and Fourth Street (1910s)

Grand Central Airport (previously Glendale Airport)

Grand Central Hotel

Grand Olympic Auditorium (aka Olympic Auditorium)

Grand Opera House (1889 - aka Childs' Opera House & Grand Theatre - 1st Home of the Orpheum Circuit)

Grand Theatre

Grauman's Chinese Theatre (aka Chinese Theatre)

Grauman's Egyptian Theatre (aka Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd)

Gray Hotel (Main & 3rd)

Greek Theatre (2700 N. Vermont Ave)

Griffith Park

Griffith Park Observatory

Guaranty Building (Hollywood and Ivar, NE Corner)

Guinn's Coffee Shop and Drive-in (Pasadena)

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Haggarty Mansion

Hal E. Roach Studios (Culver City)

Hall of Justice (1925)

Hall of Records (1906)

Hall of Records (1939 +)

Hall of Records (1962 - 320 W. Temple)

Hamburger's Department Store (later May Co.)

Hamilton Cove Airport (Catalina)

Hammel Building

Hansen Dam (Lake View Terrace)

Hansen Lodge (Big Tujunga Cyn)

Hancock Mansion (aka Villa Madama)

Harper Ranch (1898 - Hollywood, at the mouth of Laurel Canyon)

Harper School (1896 - became Vermont Ave School)

Harris & Frank

Hattem's Market

Hazard's Pavilion

Hellman Building (Spring and 2nd)

Hellman Building (Spring and 4th)

Hellman Commercial Trust and Savings Building (Spring and 7th, NE Corner)

Hellman Residence (Main and 4th, SW Corner)

Herbert's Drive-in Restaurant

Hermosa Beach Pier (Pier Avenue Plaza, 1920s - 1947)

Hershey Residence (Bunker Hill)

Hidden Hills (West San Fernando Valley)

Highland Park Masonic Temple (1923)

Highland Villa

Hildreth Mansion (357 S. Hope St. - current location of Bank of America Plaza)

Hill Street Tunnel (1909)

Hill Street Tunnel (1913 +)

Hillview Apartments (1917, 6531 Hollywood Blvd)

Historical Landmarks in Los Angeles

Historical Timeline of Los Angeles

Heinsbergen Building (7415 Beverly)

Herbert's Drive-In

Hody's Coffee Shop (Hollywood and Vine, NW Corner)

Hody's Coffee Shop and Drive-in (6006 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood)

Hody's Restaurant (Hollywood and Vine, NW Corner)

Holiday Theatre (8383 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Canoga Park)

Hollenbeck Block (2nd & Spring, SW Corner)

Hollenbeck Hotel

Hollenbeck Home for the Aged (Hollenbeck Park - 573 S. Boyle Ave)

Hollenbeck Park

Hollenbeck Police Station and Receiving Hospital (1936 - Boyle Heights)

Hollenbeck Presbyterian Church (122 N. Chicago Street, Boyle Heights)

Hollenbeck Residence (Villa de Paredon Blanco)

Hollingsworth Building (1925 - Hill near 6th St)

Hollyhock House (Barnsdall Park)

Hollywood (1860 - 1903)

Hollywood (1903 - 1920)

Hollywood (1920 - 1927)

Hollywood (1927 - 1930)

Hollywood (1930 - 1938)

Hollywood (1939 - 1940s)

Hollywood (1949 +)

Hollywood and Highland Center (2001)

Hollywood and Vine (NW Corner)

Hollywood Athletic Club (6526 Sunset Blvd)

Hollywood Bowl (1918 - Present, originally Daisy Dell)

Hollywood Bowl Shells (1926 - 1929)

Hollywood Bowl Shell (2004)

Hollywood Branch Library (1920s - Hollywood and Ivar Ave, SE Corner)

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (1925)

Hollywood Citizen-News Building (1930, 1545 N. Wilcox Ave)

Hollywood Country Club (1920s, Studio City - today Harvard School for Boys, 1937)

Hollywood High School

Hollywood Hotel

Hollywood Masonic Temple (1922, 6840 Hollywood Blvd)

Hollywood Methodist Episcopal Church (aka Hollywood Memorical Church, Hollywood and Vine - SE Corner)

Hollywood Palladium (6215 W. Sunset Blvd)

Hollywood Playhouse (1927, later El Capitan Theatre and Avalon Nightclub, 1735 N. Vine)

Hollywood Plaza Hotel (1637 N. Vine St)

Hollywood Police Station (1358 N. Wilcox Ave)

Hollywood Post Office (1615 N. Wilcox Ave)

Hollywood Radio City (Sunset and Vine, NE Corner)

Hollywood Ranch Market (1200 block of Vine Street)

Hollywood Savings and Loan (1930, originally Security Pacific Bank - Hollywood and Wilton Place, NW Corner)

Hollywood Storage Co. Building

Hollywood Tower (aka La Belle Tour Apartments)

Hollywood United Methodist Church (Highland and Franklin, NW Corner)

Hollywood Western Building (Hollywood and Western, SW Corner)

Hollywoodland Sign (1923 - 1949, when sign shortened to "Hollywood")

Holmby Building (Westwood)

Hoover Dam

Hotel Alhambra & Annex (316 & 323 N. Broadway, adjacent to Broadway Tunnel)

Hotel Baltimore (1896 - 7th & Olive, NE Corner)

Hotel Belmont previously YWCA Building (251 S. Hill St. - 2 lots north of Angels Flight)

Hotel Broadway (Court Flight)

Hotel Cecil (Lankershim / N. Hollywood)

Hotel Christie (later Hotel Drake, Hollywood Inn)

Hotel Ford (7th & Olvie, NW Corner)

Hotel Gray (3rd & Main)

Hotel Green (Pasadena)

Hotel Iris (later Hotel El Dorado and St. Moritz Hotel - 5849 W. Sunset Blvd)

Hotel Lankershim (1905 - 7th and Broadway, SE Corner)

Hotel Maryland (1903 - 411 E. Colorado, Colorado and Los Robles, NW Corner)

Hotel Melrose (1881 - 130 S. Grand Ave)

Hotel Metropole (1888 - Catalina's 1st Hotel)

Hotel Richelieu (1881 - 140 S. Grand Ave)

Hotel St. Angelo (237 N. Grand Ave - current location of the Music Center)

Hotel Van Nuys (1895 - 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

Hotel Westmoore

Howard Johnson's

Huntington Hartford Theatre (aka Vine Street Theatre, Today Ricardo Montalbán Theatre)

Huntington Hotel (Pasadena)

Hyman Theatre (later Garrick Theatre)

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Idle Hour Café (4824 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood)

Immaculate Heart College (5515 Franklin Ave, Hollywood)

Immanuel Presbyterian Church (3300 Wilshire Blvd, Wilshire and Berendo, SW Corner)

International Bank Building (Spring and Temple Streets, SW Corner)

Intolerance (1916 D. W. Griffith Silent Movie Set)

Iris Theatre (1918, 2nd oldest in Hollywood - 6508 Hollywood Blvd)

Iris Theatre (1930+, today Fox Theatre - 6508 Hollywood Blvd)

Iverson Ranch (Chatsworth)

Irvine-Byrne Building (aka Irvine Block - 2nd Oldest Building in Downtown - 3rd & Broadway, NW Corner)

I. Magnin (1939, Wilshire Blvd and New Hampshire Ave, SE Corner)

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J.J. Newberry Building (6600 Hollywood Blvd)

Jennette Block (1888 - Arcadia St & Los Angeles St, NW Corner)

Janss Dome Building (Westwood)

Johnie's Coffee Shop (Wilshire and Fairfax, NW Corner)

John's Pipe Shop (524 S. Spring St.)

Jonathan Club (Figueroa & 6th, NW Corner)

Judson Studios (also College of Fine Arts)

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Kaiser Permanente (Panorama City)

Kerchoff Hall (UCLA)

Kiddieland (aka Beverly Park and Ponyland - Beverly and La Cienega)

Knapp House (San Fernando Valley)

Knickerbocker Hotel or Hotel Knickerbocker (1714 N. Ivar Avenue)

Knott's Berry Farm

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La Belle Tour Apartments (aka Hollywood Tower)

La Brea Tar Pits

La Fiesta de las Flores Parade (1894 +)

La Fiesta de las Flores Parade (1901 +)

La Grande Santa Fe Station (1893 - 1939, 2nd St. & Santa Fe Ave)

La Pintoresca (originally Painter Hotel)

La Reina Theatre (1938, 14626 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks)

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

LADWP Facts & Figures

Lafayette Hotel (later Cosmopolitan and then St. Elmo Hotel)

Lafayette Park (previously Sunset Park)

Lake View Hotel (aka Park View Hotel)

Lankershim (1915 - 1917, later North Hollwood, 1927)

Lankershim and Chandler (1891)

Lankershim Boulevard (ca. 1926 - North Hollywood)

Lankershim Boulevard Bridge (1912 - Universal Studios)

Lanfranco Building

Lankershim Building (1887 - 3rd and Spring, SE Corner)

Lankershim Elementary School (1889 - 1st Elementary School in Lankershim, now North Hollywood)

Lankershim Elementary School (1920s - 2nd Location, 5250 Bakeman Ave, North Hollywood)

Lankershim Flats

Lankershim High School (1927, renamed North Hollywood High School in 1929)

Lankershim Hotel (1905 - 7th and Broadway, SE Corner)

Lankershim Ranch (San Fernando Valley)

Lankershim Station (1895, Lankershim and Chandler Blvds)

Larronde Block (1882 - 211 W. 1st Street)

Larronde Mansion

Lawry's Prime Rib Restaurant

LA Cable Railway Barn (1889)

LA City Hall (1928)

LA College for Young Ladies (later Abbotsford Inn)

LA Conservatory of Music and Arts (1883)

LA County Courthouse (1891)

LA County Hall of Records (1962 - 320 W. Temple)

LA County Hospital (General Hospital)

LA's Early Water Reservoirs

LA's Early Waterworks System

LA Gas & Electric Corp.

LA Historical Timeline

La Monica Ballroom

LA Times Building (1st Building - Temple and New High - 1881 - 1886)

LA Times Building (2nd Building - 1st and Broadway, NE Corner)

LA Times Building (3rd Building - 1912 Rebuilt)

LA Times Building (4th Building - Current Building - 1935)

Laurel Theatre (Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue)

LAX

Legion Ascot Speedway (Lincoln Heights)

Leimert Theatre

Leonis Adobe (1890 - 1915)

Leonis Adobe (1929)

Letts Residence (Hollywood)

Lexington Hotel

Liberty Theatre (1910 - 266 S. Main)

Lighthouse Bathhouse

Lima Apartments Hotel

Lindbergh Beacon (City Hall)

Lincoln Heights Jail

Lincoln Park (1881, aka Eastlake Park)

Lindbergh, Charles (Spirit of St. Louis - in Los Angeles)

Lindley Building (6th and Broadway)

Little Joe's Restaurant (Broadway and College)

Litton Industries (Woodland Hills)

Locke Hotel

Loew Residence (1417 S. Figueroa)

Loew's State Theatre

Long Beach (1920s)

Long Wharf (Santa Monica)

Lopez Adobe (aka Casa de Lopez, 1100 Pico Street, San Fernando)

Lopez Station Stagecoach Stop (1861, 15700 block of Rinaldi St, Mission Hills)

Los Altos Apartments

Los Angeles' 1st Jail

Los Angeles Alligator Farm (later California Alligator Farm)

Los Angeles Athletic Club (1st building)

Los Angeles Athletic Club (1911 - 7th and Olive, NE Corner)

Los Angeles & Independence Railroad

Los Angeles & Independence Railroad Depot

Los Angeles Aqueduct (Construction)

Los Angeles Aqueduct (Opening Ceremony)

Los Angeles Aqueduct (Story of LA Aqueduct)

Los Angeles Aqueduct (2nd Aqueduct)

Los Angeles Aqueduct (3 Fathers of LA Aqueduct)

Los Angeles Brewing Co. (aka Eastside Brewery)

Los Angeles Central Library (1929 +)

Los Angeles City Hall (1928)

Los Angeles City Market (1903)

Los Angeles City Market (1927)

Los Angeles County Courthouse (1891)

Los Angeles County Courthouse (1959 - Present - Mosk Courthouse)

Los Angeles County General Hospital

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles Examiner (1903 - 509 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles Examiner Building 2

Los Angeles Evening Express and Evening Herald Building (1243 Trenton St.)

Los Angeles Harbor Lighthouse (1913 - Present, aka Angels Gate Light)

Los Angeles Herald-Express Building (LA Evening Express and Everning Herald Building)

Los Angeles High School (1873 - 1st Location)

Los Angeles High School (1891 - 2nd & 3rd Location)

Los Angeles Historical Timeline

Los Angeles Infirmary (1881 - Naud St, opposite SP Railroad Depot)

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Air Meet (1910 - Dominguez Hills)

Los Angeles Mayors (1848 - 1929)

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (1922)

Los Angeles Memorial Colsieum (Olympics - 1930s+)

Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (aka Sports Arena)

Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport (later Van Nuys Airport)

Los Angeles National Bank (1st and Spring, NE Corner)

Los Angeles Oil Field

Los Angeles Orphanage (Boyle Heights)

Los Angeles Pet Cemetery (5068 Old Scandia Lane, Calabasas)

Los Angeles Plaza or Plaza

Los Angeles Polytechnic High School

Los Angeles River (San Fernando Valley)

Los Angeles River (The Unpredictable)

Los Angeles River Channelization

Los Angeles River Headwaters (Confluence of Bell Creek and Calabasas Creek)

Los Angeles River Flood of 1938

Los Angeles Soap Company

Los Angeles Stock Exchange

Los Angeles Stock Exchange Building

Los Angeles Theatre (227 S. Spring - aka Orpheum Theatre No. 2 and Lyceum Theatre)

Los Angeles Theatre (615 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles Trust and Savings Bank (1910 - later Pacific Southwest Bank)

Los Encinos Historic State Park (1880s, aka Rancho Los Encinos)

Los Encinos Historic State Park (1960s - Present, Encino)

Los Feliz School (1887 - Cahuenga Valle - later Hollywood)

Lugo Adobe

Lyceum Theatre (227 S. Spring - aka Los Angeles Theatre and Orpheum Theatre No. 2)

Lytton Savings and Loan (now Chase Bank, 6633 Topanga Cyn Blvd, Woodland Hills)

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MacArthur Park (Westlake Park 1930s +)

Maclay School of Theology (1885 - San Fernado)

Macy Street Bridge (1877)

Macy Street School

Maddux Airlines Building

Magic Mountain (1970 - Valencia)

Main Street Savings Bank Building (1880s - Main and Winston, NE Corner)

Mandarin Market

Mar-Cal Theatre (1925, later World Theatre - 6025 Hollywood Blvd)

Marineland of the Pacific (aka Marineland - Rancho Palos Verdes)

Marian Elementary School (1918 - Reseda)

Marina del Rey

Mark C. Bloome (Sunset and El Centro, SW Corner)

Mark Taper Forum (Music Center)

Marshall High School (1931 - 3739 Tracy Street, Franklin Hills)

Marwyck Ranch (Northridge)

Maryland Hotel (1903 - 411 E. Colorado, Colorado and Los Robles, NW Corner)

Mason Building (1894 - 4th & Broadway, SE Corner)

Mason Opera House (127 S. Broadway - Opened 1903)

Masonic Lodge (LA's 1st. 1858-1868)

Mayors of Early Los Angeles (1848 - 1929)

Max Factor Building (1666 N. Highland)

May Company Building (Previously A. Hamburger and Sons Department Store - 8th and Broadway/Hill)

May Company Building (Wilshire & Fairfax)

Mayan Theatre

McClure Tunnel

McDonald Block

McDonnell's Drive-in Restaurant (Beverly and La Brea)

McDonnel's Drive-in Restaurant (Beverly and Western)

McDonnell's Drive-in Restaurant (Sunset and La Brea, NW Corner)

MCI Center (Broadway Plaza)

Melody Lane Cafe (Hollywood and Vine, NW Corner)

Melody Lane Drive-in Restaurant (Wilshire and Western, SW Corner)

Melody Lane Restaurant (Hollywood and Vine, NW Corner)

Melrose Hotel (1881 - 130 S. Grand Ave)

Mel's Drive-in Restaurant (Sunset Strip, previously Ben Frank's Coffee Shop - 8585 Sunset Blvd)

Mercantile Arcade Building (Broadway-Spring Arcade)

Mercantile Place

Merced Theater

Merchants National Bank Building (N/E 6th and Spring)

Mercury Aviation Field (DeMille Field #2)

Merritt Building (8th & Broadway)

Metro Studios (1025 Lillian Way)

Metropole Hotel (1888 - Catalina's 1st Hotel)

Metropolitan Theatre (later Paramount Theatre, 6th and Hill, NE Corner)

Metropolitan Water District (MWD)

MGM Studios (previously Goldwyn Studios, Culver City)

M'Goos Pizza (Hollywood and Cherokee, NW Corner)

Mid-City Cut Rate Drug Store (3773 South Western)

Mike Lyman's Grill (1623 N. Vine, previously Al Levy's Tavern)

Million Dollar Theatre (1918 - aka Grauman's Theatre, 3rd and Broadway, NW Corner)

Mines Field (later LAX)

Minnewaska Hotel (aka Dome Hotel)

Miracle Mile (Wilshire)

Mission Hotel (1887, aka Porter Hotel - San Fernando)

Monte Vista Hotel (1886, Monte Vista - today Sunland)

Monnette House (previously Jeremy House)

Montmartre Cafe (Hollywood)

Mosk Courthouse (1959 - LA County Courthouse)

Mott Market Building (1890s - 100 block S. Main St)

Mount Washington Railway Incline (1909 - 1918)

Mountain States Building (Yucca Vine Tower)

Mt. Lee Tower (Hollywood Hills)

Mt. Lowe Railway (1893)

Mudd Memorial Hall (USC)

Mulholland, William (Biography)

Mulholland Dam and Hollywood Reservoir

Mulholland Highway (1924)

Mulholland Monuments

Mulholland Town (1912, The Pay Roll Town of the San Fernando Valley - now Pacoima)

Mullen Bluett (Wilshire Blvd)

Munch Box (21532 Devonshire Street, Chatsworth)

Municipal Ownership (1902 - LA Water Department)

Muse of Music Sculpture (1940 - Hollywood Bowl)

Music Center (1965 - aka Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)

Muscle Beach (1940s to 1950s)

Musso and Franks Grill (1919 - Oldest Restaurant in Hollywood, 6667 Hollywood Blvd)

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company Building (SBE Building - 5900 Wilshire)

Mutual-Don Lee Broadcasting Studio (1313 N. Vine Street, late ABC Studio)

Myer Siegel (Westwood)

Myer Siegel & Co. Building (aka Dominguez Building, 5410 Wilshire Blvd)

Mystery History

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Nadeau Hotel (1882, 1st and Spring - SW Corner)

National Soldier's Home (Sawtelle - now VA Hospital)

Natural History Museum (Exposition Park)

NBC Hollywood Radio City (1938 - 1964, Sunset and Vine, NE Corner)

NBC Radio City (1938 - 1964, Sunset and Vine, NE Corner)

Nelson Flats (1910)

Nestor Film Company

New Hotel Broadway (Adjacent to Court Flight)

Newell and Gammon Building (Broadway)

Newmark & Co. Building (Amestoy Block)

Newmark Building (aka Blanchard Music Hall)

Nikabob Cafe (875 S. Western)

Nike Missile Site (1956 - 1974, Oat Mountain, Chatsworth)

Norms Restaurant (La Cienega)

North Beach Bath House (Santa Monica)

North Beach Pier (Santa Monica)

North Hollywood Federal Savings (Lankershim Blvd and Riverside Drive)

North Hollywood High School (1927, originally Lankershim High School)

Northridge (1940s - Originally Zelzah)

Northridge Fashion Center (1971)

Northridge Train Station (originally Zelzah Train Station then 'North Los Angeles' Train Station)

Norton Building (H. Jeyne Co. - 6th & Broadway, SW Corner)

Norweigen Lutheran Church (1917, later Faith Baptist Church - 18531 Gresham Street, Northridge)

N/W Corner of Hollywood and Vine

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Occidental College

Occidental Hotel

Ocean Park Bath House

Ocean Park City Hall (later Venice City Hall)

Oil Boom of the 1890s

Old Plaza Church

Old Plaza Firehouse

Olive Street School

Olympic Auditorium (aka Grand Olympic Auditorium)

Olympic Drive-in (LA's oldest Drive-in, Olympic & Bundy)

Onizuka Street (previously Weller Street, Little Tokyo)

Orcutt Ranch (1931 - 1932, 23600 Roscoe Blvd)

Original Pantry Café (9th & Figueroa)

Original Spanish Kitchen (7373 W. Beverly Blvd)

Original Tommy's Hamburgers (Beverly & Rampart)

Orpheum Theatre No. 1 (1894 - 1903 - aka Grand Opera House and Childs' Opera House)

Orpheum Theatre No. 2 (1903 - 1911 - aka Los Angeles Theatre and Lyceum Theatre)

Orpheum Theatre No. 3 (1911 - 1926 - Today the Palace Theatre)

Orpheum Theatre No. 4 (1926 - Today)

Outpost Sign (Hollywood Hills)

Owensmouth (1915 - 1920s - later Canoga Park, 1930)

Owensmouth High School (1914, later Canoga Park High School)

Ozmun Residence (1897 - 3131 S. Figueroa St)

Ozro Childs Residence

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PacBell Tower (aka AT&T Tower and AT&T Madison Complex Tandem Office Building)

Pacific Electric Building

Pacific Electric Hill Street Station (427 S. Hill St)

Pacific Electric Red Cars (Hollywood)

Pacific Mutual Building

Pacific Ocean Park (1958 - aka POP)

Pacific Railway Powerhouse (formerly Los Angeles Railway - 7th & Grand)

Palace Theatre (1911 - Today - 3rd Home of the Orpheum Circuit)

Palladium (6215 W. Sunset Blvd)

Palomar Ballroom (originally El Patio Ballroom then Rainbow Gardens)

Pan-Pacific Auditorium

Pan-Pacific Theatre

Pandora's Box Nightclub (8118 Sunset Blvd - Sunset and Crescent Heights, SW Corner)

Panorama City Shopping Mall (Roscoe and Van Nuys Blvds)

Panorama Rotunda

Pantages Theatre (1st Pantages, later Arcade Theatre - 534 S. Broadway)

Pantages Theatre (2nd Pantages, later Warner Bros. Downtown Theatre - 7th & Hill, NE Corner)

Pantages Theatre (3rd Pantages, Hollywood Blvd and Argyle Ave, NW Corner)

Pantry Café (9th & Figueroa)

Paramount-Famous-Lasky Corporation West Coast Studios (Melrose)

Paramount Pictures (Hollywood)

Paramount Studios (5555 Melrose Avenue)

Paramount Theatre (Hollywood aka El Capitan)

Paramount Theatre (previously Metropolitan Theatre, 6th and Hill, NE Corner)

Park La Brea Towers

Park Plaza Hotel (MacArthur Park - previously Elks Club)

Park View Hotel (aka Park Lake View Hotel)

Parkman Middle School (today, Woodland Hills Academy, De Soto and Burbank)

Pasadena (Early Views of Pasadena)

Pasadena City Hall (1925, 100 North Garfield Avenue)

Pasadena Civic Auditorium (1932, 300 E. Green Street)

Pasadena Playhouse (1917 - Present, 39 S. El Molino Ave)

Patriotic Hall (1816 S. Figueroa St.)

Paul de Longpre Residence (Cahuenga and Hollywood Blvds, NW Corner)

Pellissier Building / Wiltern Theatre (1931, Wilshire and Western, SE Corner)

Peppermint Stick Club (15463 Ventura Blvd, Studio City)

Pershing Square (1800s)

Pershing Square Area (1910s)

Pershing Square (1930)

Pershing Square (1950s +)

Philippe's the Original (Alameda & Ord)

Phillips Block (1887, Spring & Hill)

Pickford-Fairbanks Studios

Pico Drive-In Theatre (1st Drive-In/Western US)

Pico House (built 1868 - See Plaza of Los Angeles)

Picwood Theatre (10872 W Pico Blvd)

Pierce College (1947)

Pig Stand Drive-in (1931, Sunset and Vine, SE Corner)

Pike (1905 - Long Beach)

Pilgrimage Play Theatre (later John Ford Theatre)

Pink's Hot Dogs (La Brea)

PJ's Nightclub (8151 Santa Monica Blvd - Santa Monica and Crescent Heights, NW Corner)

Placerita Canyon Gold Rush (1842)

Playa del Rey Motordrome (1910)

Players Nightclub (8225 Sunset Blvd)

Plaza Church

Plaza of Los Angeles

Plaza Firehouse

Plaza Market

Plaza Methodist Church

Plaza Substation

Polytechnic High School

Point Fermin Lighthouse

Ponyland (aka Beverly Park and Kiddieland - Beverly and La Cienega)

POP (1958 - aka Pacific Ocean Park)

Porter Hotel (1887, aka Mission Hotel - San Fernando)

Powell Library (UCLA)

Power Generation

Power Distribution

Power Distribution Stations

Power Station Operations

Power Substations an Switching Stations

Power Transmission

Powers Residence

Precious Blood Catholic Church

Programmatic Architecture

Pueblo to Metropolis

Pump Room Restaurant (14445 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks)

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Quinn's Superba Theatre

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Radio Center Market (Vine St.)

Radio City (Hollywood)

Rainbow Bar and Grill (Sunset Strip, 9105 W. Sunset Blvd)

Rainbow Gardens (originally El Patio Ballroom - later Palomar Ballroom)

Ralphs Bros. Grocers (6th & Spring, S/W cr., 1886)

Ralphs Market (Hollywood)

Ralphs Market (Buena Vista & Victory)

Ramo-Wooldridge (later Thomas-Ramo-Wooldridge - TRW, Fallbrook and Roscoe, NW Corner)

Ranchito Rómulo (1853, aka Rómulo Pico Adobe and Andrés Pico Adobe - 10940 Sepulveda Blvd)

Rancho La Brea Adobe (aka Gilmore Adobe)

Rancho La Cienega O' Paso de la Tijera (also known as Baldwin Ranch)

Rancho Los Encinos (1849 - Present, 16756 Moorpark Street, Encino)

Rancho Los Feliz (Feliz Adobe - 4730 Crystal Springs Dr)

Ravenswood Apartments (570 S. Rossmore Ave)

Raymond Hotel (1886 - 1895, Original)

Raymond Hotel (1901 - 1936, Second)

Redondo Beach (1920s & 1930s)

Republic Studios (today CBS Studio Center - Studio City)

Reseda (1930s)

Reseda (1948 - 1955)

Reseda Boulevard (1920s)

Reseda Boulevard (1950s)

Reseda Drive-in Theatre (1949 - 1970s)

Reseda High School (1955)

Reseda Municipal Center (Vanowen and Vanalden)

Richfield Oil Company Building (1929)

Richfield Oil Company Building (1950+)

Richelieu Hotel (1881 - 140 S. Grand Ave)

Rindge Residence (1902)

RKO Studios (Gower and Melrose)

Robert Morton Organ Co. (1926 - Van Nuys)

Roberts Drive-in Restaurant (Burbank)

Robinson Mansion

Robinson's Department Store (7th and Grand)

Rocha Adobe (1st City Hall and Jail)

Rocketdyne (Canoga Park, 6633 Canoga Ave)

Rocketdyne Field Laboratory (Santa Susana Mountains)

Rogers Airfield also Rogers Airport also Chaplin Airfield also DeMille Airfield No.2 (Fairfax and Wilshire)

Rómulo Pico Adobe (1853, aka Ranchito Rómulo and Andrés Pico Adobe - 10940 Sepulveda Blvd)

Roos Brothers Building (Hollywood)

Roscoe, City of (later Sun Valley - 1948)

Rose Bowl (1st)

Rose Bowl (1930s & 1940s)

Rose Mansion (4th and Grand, SE Corner)

Roxy Theatre (Sunset Strip - 9009 W. Sunset Blvd)

Roosevelt Hotel (1927 - Hollywood Blvd and Orange Dr, SW Corner)

Rosslyn Hotel (1913 - 451-459 Main Street)

Round House Adobe (built in 1854)

Ruber Residence (145 N. Flower St.)

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Sackett Hotel (1898 - 1st Hotel in Cahuenga Valley / Hollywood)

Sackett Hotel (1905 - Hollywood and Chauenga, SW Corner)

Salt Box and Castle (325 S. Bunker Hill Ave - last houses on Bunker Hill, 1969)

Salvation Army (1890s - 1st & Weller)

City of San Fernando 1 (1882)

City of San Fernando 2 (1908)

City of San Fernando 3 (1938-1953)

San Fernando and Maclay (1950s)

San Fernando Mission (1797 - Present)

San Fernando Valley 1 (1873 - 1912)

San Fernando Valley 2 (1913 - 1927)

San Fernando Valley 3 (1926 - 1938)

San Fernando Valley 4 (1939 - 1950s)

San Fernando Valley 5 (1956 - Present)

San Fernando Valley (1920s - overview)

San Fernando Valley Flooding (1938)

San Fernando Valley State College (1958 - Now CSUN)

San Pedro and Wilmington (1850 - Present)

San Pedro Boarding House (1890)

San Pedro Branch of LA Public LIbrary (1906 - 1923, later Chamber of Commerce)

San Pedro City Hall 1 (1900 - Beacon between 4th and 5th streets)

San Pedro City Hall 2 (1905 - 1908)

San Pedro City Hall 3 (1909 - 1928)

San Pedro City Hall and Municipal Building (1928 - Present)

San Pedro High School (1001 West 15th Street)

San Pedro Hotel (1898)

Santa Anita Racetrack

Santa Catalina Island (1880 - Present)

Santa Claus Lane (Hollywood)

Santa Fe Railroad Hospital (Boyle Heights)

Santa Monica (1875 - Present)

Santa Monica Air Line (Pacific Electric)

Santa Monica Airport (originally Clover Field)

Santa Monica Hotel (1880s)

Santa Susana Pass Road (Chatsworth - Simi Valley)

Sardi's (6613 Hollywood Blvd)

Sawtelle (1890s)

Sawtelle Reservoir (1924 - Near UCLA Campus)

SBE Building (Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co Building - 5900 Wilshire)

Scattergood, Ezra (Biography)

Schaber's Cafeteria (1928, 620 S. Broadway)

Schlitz Brewery (7321 Woodman Ave, Van Nuys)

Schwab's Pharmacy (8024 W. Sunset Blvd - West Hollywood)

Scoville Bridge (Pasadena)

Scrivner's Drive-in Restaurant

Sea Witch Club (Sunset Strip)

Sears Building (Boyle Heights)

Second Street Cable Railway (1885 - 1st Cable Car System in LA)

Second Street Park

Second Street Tunnel

Security-First National Bank Building (Wilshire)

Security Trust and Savings Bank (1922 - Hollywood and Cahuenga, NE Corner)

Selig Zoo (1911 - 3800 North Mission Road in Eastlake Park, later Lincoln Park)

Sepulveda Dam (1941)

Sepulveda Pass (405 Freeway)

Sepulveda Tunnel (1930)

Seymour Apartments

Shadow Ranch (West Hills)

Shakespeare Bridge

Shatto Residence (Lucas & Orange St, later Wilshire)

Sherman Oaks (1958 - SFV)

Ships Coffee Shop (Westwood)

Shrine Auditorium (1906 - aka Al Malakah Temple)

Shrine Auditorium (1926)

Signal Hill (aka "Porcupine Hill")

Significant Dates in LADWP History

Signs and Billboards

Silent Movie Theatre (611 N. Fairfax)

Silverwood's Department Store (ca. 1905 - 6th and Broadway, NE Corner)

Silverwood's Department Store (Hollywood)

Simi Freeway (118)

Simon's Drive-in (Fairfax and Wilshire)

Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church (later Third Church of Christ, Scientist)

Sinai Temple (1930)

Sixth Sthreet Bridge

Slapsy Maxie's (originally Wilshire Bowl, 5665 Wilshire Blvd - Masselin and Wilshire, NE Corner)

Sodium Reactor Experiment (1957 - 1964, Santa Susana Mountains)

Sommerville Hotel (aka Dunbar Hotel)

Sonora Town (1869 - 1871)

Sonora Town (1880 - 1890)

Sonora Town (1880s +)

Sontag Drug Store (Wilshire and Cloverdale)

Southern California Amusement Parks (Early Views)

Southern Pacific Depot (1914 - aka Central Station)

Southern Pacific River Station (San Fernando Rd)

Southwest Building (1905)

Southwest Museum

Spanish Kitchen, Original (7373 W. Beverly Blvd)

Sparkletts Building

Sphinx Realty Co. (Fairfax Ave)

Sports Arena (aka Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena)

Spring Street School (1st LA Public School)

Spring Street School (2nd location)

Spruce Goose

Squaw Man (1913/14 - 1st feature-length motion picture in Hollywood)

St. Angelo Hotel (237 N. Grand Ave - current location of the Music Center)

St. Athanasius Episcopal Church

St. Francis Apartments

St. Francis Dam Disaster

St. James' Episcopal Church

St. Mark's Hotel

St. Mary Catholic Church (1896 - Boyle Heights)

St. Paul's Pro-Cathedral

St. Vibiana's Cathedral (1876 - 2nd and Main, SE Corner)

St. Vincent Catholic Church (621 W. Adams Blvd)

St. Vincent's College (2nd location)

St Vincent's Hospital (1884 - Beaudry Park, Beaudry & Sunset)

St. Vincent's Hospital (2131 W. Third St)

Stahl House (Hollywood Hills)

Staples Center (Downtown)

Stan's Drive-in Coffee Shop (Sunset and Highland, SE Corner)

State Building (1931 - 1976, 1st and Spring, NW Corner)

State Normal School (1882)

State Normal School (UCLA)

Stearns Adobe

Stimson House (1891 - aka 'The Castle')

Stock Exchange Building (619 S. Spring)

Stoney Point (1930s & 1940s, Chatsworth)

Stoney Point (1960s+, Chatsworth)

Story Building (aka Walter P. Story Building - 6th and Broadway, SE Corner)

Streetlamp (UM1906)

Streetlights (LA Streetlight History)

Studio City (1920s - 1930s, also Republic Studios, today CBS Studio Center)

Studio City (1950s - 1960s, SFV)

Studio City Theatre (today Bookstar/Barns & Noble, 12136 Ventura Blvd)

Subway Terminal Building (1925 - 417 S. Hill St)

Sun Valley (1948 +)

Sunbeam Theatre (Highland Park)

Sunfax Mart (Sunset & Fairfax)

Sunkist Building (Downtown)

Sunkist Building (Sherman Oaks)

Sunland - Tujunga (1914 - 1928)

Sunset Clock Market (1929 - Wilshire Blvd and Hamilton Drive, NE Corner)

Sunset Grill (7439 Sunset Boulevard)

Sunset Park (later La Fayette Park)

Sunset Plaza (Sunset Boulevard bet. La Cienega and San Vicente at Sunset Plaza Drive)

Sunset Tower Apartments (1931 - Sunset Strip, 8358 Sunset Blvd)

Sunset Vine Tower (1963)

Super Bowl I (Coliseum)

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Taft Building (Hollywood)

Tail o' the Pup Hot Dog Stand (311 N. La Cienega)

Taix French Restaurant

Tally's New Broadway Theatre (aka Kinemacolor Theatre)

Talmadge Apartments (3278 Wilshire Blvd)

Tam O'Shanter Restaurant (2980 Los Feliz Blvd)

Tarzana (1910s - 1940s, San Fernando Valley)

Tarzana (1950s - 1960s, San Fernando Valley)

Temperance Temple (aka Women's Christian Temperance Union Building - WCTU)

Temple Block

Temple Block to City Hall

Temple Emanu-el (639 S. Manhattan Pl.)

Temple Street Cable Railway

Temple Street Cable Railway Barn (1890)

Terminal Annex Building (1939 - 900 N. Alameda Street)

'The Castle' and 'The Salt Box' (325 S. Bunker Hill Ave - last houses on Bunker Hill, 1969)

The Comedy Store (Previously Club Seville and Ciro's)

The Old Barn (1913 - The Squaw Man - 1st Film in Hollywood)

The Pike (1905 - Long Beach)

The Squaw Man (1913/14 - 1st feature-length motion picture in Hollywood)

The Syndicate (1910 - Los Angeles Suburban Home Co. - Lankershim, Van Nuys, Marian, and Owensmouth)

The Track Drive-in Restaurant (8201 Beverly Blvd - Beverly and La Jolla Ave, SW Corner)

Theme Building (LAX)

Tiny Naylor's Restaurant (Sunset & La Brea, NW Corner)

Third Street Tunnel (1901)

Third Street Tunnel (1944+ )

Thrifty Drug Store and A&P Market(Sunset and Fairfax)

Title Guarantee Building (5th and Hill, NW Corner)

Toff's Coffee Shop (Hollywood and Orchid, NW Corner)

Tom Bradley E. S. & H Charter Magnet (previously 38th Street School)

Tom Breneman's Restaurant (Vine Street n/o Sunset Blvd)

Tommy's Hamburgers (Beverly & Rampart)

Toonerville Trolley Sandwich Shop

Topanga Canyon Road (1900 - 1921)

Topanga Canyon Summit (1920s)

Topanga Canyon Summit (1937 - 1942)

Topanga Plaza Mall (Woodland Hills)

Topanga Theatre (Topanga and Victory Blvd, SE Corner)

Touraine Apartments (457 S. Hope)

Tower Records (Sunset Strip)

Tower Theatre (1927, 8th and Broadway, SE Corner)

Town House Building (Wilshire and Commonwealth)

Track Drive-in Restaurant (1948, 8201 Beverly Blvd - Beverly and La Jolla Ave, SW Corner)

Travel Town (Griffith Park)

Treaty of Cahuenga (1847)

Trinity Auditorium (1914 - 851 S. Grand)

Tropical Ice Gardens (Westwood)

Tropico

Troubadour Nightclub (Sunset Strip)

Turnverein Building (1888)

Twin Lakes Park (ca. 1920 - Chatsworth)

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UCLA Bridge (1928)

UCLA is Born

Union Bank Building (1966 - 455 S. Figueroa St)

Union Station (1939)

United Artists Theater

Universal City (1928)

Universal Studios (1915 - Universal City)

USC (University of Southern California)

U.S. Hotel (built ca. 1863)

U.S. Naval Fleet at San Pedro Harbor (1919 - 1940)

U.S. Post Office Terminal Annex Building

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Val D'Amour Apartment Building (854 S. Oxford)

Valley Ice Skating Center (1960 - 1970s, 18361 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana)

Valley Music Theatre (1963 - 1980, 20600 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills)

Valley Plaza Mall (1951 - Victory and Laurel Canyon Blvds)

Valley Presbyterian Hospital (1958 - 15107 Vanowen Street, Van Nuys)

Valley Steam Plant (11805 Sheldon Street, Sunland)

Valley Times (11109 Magnolia Blvd)

Valley Unitarian Universalist Church ("The Onion")

Van de Kamp's Bakery (1st Windmall Shop in Los Angeles)

Van de Kamp's (Wilshire)

Van de Kamp's Bakery Headquarters (Fletcher)

Van Norman Reservoir (Lower Reservoir)

Van Nuys (1911 - Town of Van Nuys)

Van Nuys (1920s)

Van Nuys (1960s)

Van Nuys Airport (Originally Metropolitan Airport)

Van Nuys Blvd (1920s)

Van Nuys Blvd (1940s & 1950s)

Van Nuys City Hall (1932)

Van Nuys Drive-in Theatre (1948, 15040 Roscoe Blvd)

Van Nuys Elementary School (1911, 6464 Sylmar Ave)

Van Nuys Hotel (1895 - 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

Van Nuys Residence (1880s - Spring and 7th, SW Corner)

Van Nuys Residence (San Fernando Valley)

Vejar Stage Station (Built in 1820, Agoura)

Venice Aquarium

Venice High School

Venice of America (1905)

Venice Miniature Railway (1905)

Venice Oil Field (1929 - 1990s)

Ventura and Van Nuys Boulevards (1940s - 1950s)

Ventura Boulevard (1927 - Sherman Oaks)

Vickrey-Brunswig Building (1883)

Victory Drive-in Theatre (13037 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood)

Victory Elementary School (1928 - Victory Blvd and Radford Ave, SW Corner)

Villa Madama (Hancock Mansion)

Villa Nova Restaurant (Sunset Strip - later Rainbow Bar & Grill)

Ville de Paris (1901)

Ville de Paris Department Store (7th & Olive - later B.H. Dyas Co.)

Vincent Lugo Adobe (Original location of St. Vincent College)

Vine Street Theatre (Today, Ricardo Montalbán Theatre)

Vista Del Arroyo Hotel

Vista Theatre (originally Bard's Theatre - 4473 Sunset Blvd)

Vitagraph Studio (today Prospect Studios, Talmadge and Prospect Ave)

Vogel Block (7th & Broadway, SW Corner)

Vogue Theatre (6675 Hollywood Boulevard)

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Wallichs Music City (1940 to 1978; Sunset and Vine, NW Corner)

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Studios (1926 to 1940; 2710 Hyperion Ave, Los Feliz)

Walter P. Story Building (1909 - 610 S. Broadway - 6th and Broadway, SE Corner)

Ward Hotel (8th and Olive Streets, SW Corner)

Warner Beverly Theatre (9404 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills)

Warner Bros. West Coast Studios (aka KTLA Studios, today Sunset Bronson Studios - 5858 Sunset Blvd)

Warner Brothers Studios - Hollywood (later Sunset Bowling Center and Sunset Bronson Stuidos)

Warner Brothers Studios - Burbank (Originally First National Pictures)

Warner Brothers Theatre (Hollywood & Wilcox, NE Corner)

Warner Ranch (1958 - West San Fernando Valley)

Washington Park (1912 - Baseball Field - Hill Street and Washington Blvd)

Water and Power Building (111 N. Hope St.)

Water in Early Los Angeles

Water Department Original Building

Watts Towers (1765 East 107th St,)

Weddington House (1895, Currently site of the El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd)

Weeks Poultry Colony (1924, later Winnetka)

Weil Building

Weller Residence (1894 - 401 N. Figueroa)

Weller Street (now Onizuka Street, Little Tokyo)

West Hollywood

West Side Lighting Company (1887 - later Edison Electric Company)

Western Auto Supply Co. Building (Wilshire and Hauser)

Western Building (aka Hollywood Western Building, Hollywood and Western, SW Corner)

Westin Bonaventure Hotel

Westlake Park (1880s)

Westlake Park (1920s +)

Westlake Park (1930s +)

Westlake Theatre (638 S. Alvarado St)

Westminster Hotel (1887 - 4th & Main, NE Corner)

Westmoore Hotel

Westwood (Early Views of)

Whisky A-Go-Go (Sunset Strip)

White Sox Ball Park (South Los Angeles - 38th Street and Compton Ave)

Whitley Mansion (5849 Van Nuys Blvd, Currently site of Keyes Toyota Dealership)

Wich Stand Coffee Shop (4508 W. Slauson Ave)

Widney Hall (USC)

Willard's Restaurant (Pico Blvd)

Willard's Restaurant (Loz Feliz - later Brown Derby)

William Dibble Fuel and Feed Store (1898 - 6th and Main, SE Corner)

William Fox Studios (1917 - 1924, Western and Fernwood Ave)

Willoughby Hotel (also A. I. Bath Building)

Wilmington Exchange Buildiing, Hotel, and Stage Station (Canal St., now Avalon Blvd)

Wilshire and Western (1924 - 1926, LA's busiest intersection at the time)

Wilshire and Western (1929 - 1931, LA's busiest intersection at the time)

Wilshire Boulevard (1920s)

Wilshire Boulevard Temple (1929 - Wilshire and Hobart, NE Corner)

Wilshire Bowl (later Slapsy Maxie's Nightclub, 5665 Wilshire Blvd - Masselin and Wilshire, NE Corner)

Wilshire Christian Church (Wilshire and Normandie, NE Corner)

Wilshire Coffee Pot Restaurant (8601 Wilshire)

Wilshire Congregational Church (now Wilshire United Methodist Church - 4350 Wilshire Blvd)

Wilshire Ebell Club and Theatre

Wilshire Professional Building

Wilshire Special (Streetlights)

Wilshire Tower Building

Wilshire United Methodist Church (previously Wilshire Congregational Church - 4350 Wilshire Blvd)

Wilson Block (1886 - First & Spring - S/E)

Wiltern Theatre (1931, Pellissier Bldg - Wilshire and Western, SE Corner)

Windward Avenue (Venice)

Winnetka Drive-in (Chatsworth)

Wolfskill Ranch (future home of the SP Arcade Station)

Women's Athletic Club (829 S. Flower St)

Women's Christian Temperance Union Building (WCTU)

Woodland Hills (1940s)

Woodland Hills (1950s)

Workman Brothers Saddlery

Workman Residence (1880)

Wrigley Field (42nd Place and Avalon Blvd)

Wrigley Field (Catalina Island)

Wrigley Residence (Catalina Island)

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Yamashiro Restaurant (previously Bernheimer Estate and Gardens)

Yamato Store

Yellow Submarine (Santa Monica Blvd and N. Harper Ave, NW Corner)

YMCA (1880s)

YMCA (Hollywood, 1920 - Corner of Hudson and Selma Aves)

Yucca Vine Tower (aka Mountain States Building)

YWCA Building later Hotel Belmont (251 S. Hill St. - 2 lots north of Angels Flight)

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Zahn Residence (Bunker Hill)

Zanja Madre (LA's Original Aqueduct)

Zanjeros

Zelzah (Renamed North Los Angeles in 1929, Northridge in 1938)

Zelzah Train Station (later North LA, then Northridge)

Zelzah Elementary School (1914, 9036 Reseda Blvd)

Zephyr Room (Wilshire)