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A & P Market (5413 Wilshire Boulevard, Miracle Mile - aka Food Palace)

A & P Market (The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Westwood)

A. L. Bath Building (also Willoughby Hotel, 1898 - Hill and 5th, SE Corner)

Abbotsford Inn (Originally LA College for Young Ladies)

ABC Entertainment Center (1972 - 2003; Century City)

Academy Awards (Pantages Theatre, 1950 - 1960)

Academy Theatre (3141 W. Manchester Blvd)

Adams and Figueroa (1897)

Adams and Figueroa (1920+)

Adams and Figueroa (1926)

Admiral Theatre (later Vine Theatre, 6321 Hollywood Blvd)

Adohr Creamery (S. La Cienega)

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

Agricultural Park (1871; Renamed Exposition Park in 1913)

Agricultural Park to Exposition Park (Early 1900s)

Air Quality in Los Angeles (1940s to Present)

Al Levy's Grill (617 S. Spring, Downtown LA)

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

Al Malakah Temple (Original Shrine Auditorium)

Alex Theatre (1925; 216 N. Brand Blvd. - Originally known as the Alexander Theatre, Glendale)

Alexandria Hotel (1905, presently called "The Alexandria" - 501 S. Spring Street, 5th and Spring, SW Corner)

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 and Alameda Streets (ca. 1890s)

Aliso Street (1899 - 1900)

Aliso Street (Early 1900s)

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 (1887, Main and Market Streets, NE Corner)

Amestoy Ranch (1889 - Rancho Los Encinos)

Amusement Parks (Soutnern California)

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

Andre's Italian Restaurant (1963; 6332 W. Third Street near Fairfax, Town and Country Village)

Angel Stadium of Anaheim (1966 - originally known as Anaheim Stadium and later Edison International Field)

Angelino Heights (aka Angeleno Heights - both spellings are correct)

Angelino Heights Homes (1890s also Angeleno Heights - both spellings are correct)

Angeles Crest Highway (1929 - 1956, Angeles National Forest)

Angels Flight (1901+; 3rd and Hill streets, SW Corner)

Angels Flight (1937+)

Angels Flight (1949+)

Angels Flight (1996 – Lower Station: 351 S. Hill St; Upper Station: 350 South Grand Ave)

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

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

Angelus Temple (1923, Glendale Blvd and Park Avenue, NE Corner - Echo Park)

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

Antler Hotel (ca. 1905, Venice Lagoon)

Aon Center Building (1974, originally First Interstate Bank Building and First Interstate Tower)

Arcade Block (aka Syndicate Block, 1912 - Canoga Park)

Arcade Block (1940s+, Canoga Park)

Arcade Building (Mercantile Arcade Building - Broadway Side)

Arcade Building (Spring St. Side)

Arcade Building (1926, 696 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena)

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

Arcade Depot Palm (Along with the Longstreet Palms, considered to be the oldest trees in LA)

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)

Arcadia Street and Los Angeles Street (1895)

Arch Rock (Santa Monica - Demolished in 1906)

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

ARCO Plaza Towers (1972, now City National Plaza - 505 S. Flower - City National Tower & Paul Hastings Tower)

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

Armory Building (Exposition Park)

Arroyo Bridge (1928 - UCLA)

Arroyo Seco (1890s)

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

Arroyo Seco Parkway (later Pasadena Freeway)

Arthur Letts Residence (1905, 4931 Frankilin Ave, Hollywood)

Arthur Murray Dance Studio (1941 - Miracle Mile, Wilshire and Stanley, SE Corner)

Asbury Apartments (1924, 2505 W. 6th Street)

Ascot Speedway (1924 - 1936, Lincoln Heights)

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

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway (1885 - aka Santa Fe Transcontinental Railway)

Auditorium Building (aka Clune's Auditorium and Philharmonic Auditorium, 5th and Olive, NE Corner)

Aurora Market (1920s, Glendale)

Auto Racing in Early Santa Monica (1910 - 1916)

Automobile Club of Southern California (1910, 1st Headquarters, 8th and Olive, NE Corner)

Automobile Club of Southern California (1922, 2601 S. Figueroa St, Adams and Figueroa, SW Corner)

Avenue of the Palms (Elysian Park)

Aviation in Early Los Angeles (1905 - Present)

Avila Adobe (Olvera Street, originally Wine Street)

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Baine Studio Building (1927 - Hollywood and Whitley, NW Corner)

Baker Block (1880 - 300 block of N. Main Street)

Balboa Highlands (1963 - Granada Hills)

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

Baldwin Theatre (Baldwin Hills)

Ballona Creek (and Marina del Rey)

Balloon Route Trolley Trip (1902 – Downtwon LA to Hollywood to beach cities and back again)

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

Bancroft Junior HIgh School (1929; 929 N. Las Palmas Avenue)

Bank of America Building (1924 - Hollywood and Highland, SE Corner - Today Ripley's Believe It or Not)

Bank of America Building (1930 - 5505 Wilshire Boulevard, originally Seaboard National Bank, Miracle Mile)

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

Bankers Building (629 S. Hill - 1929, International Jewlery Center)

Banning Residence (Fort Moore Hill)

Banning Residence (1900 - Wilmington)

Banning Residence (1937+ Wilmington)

Barclay Hotel (1897 - originally Van Nuys Hotel, 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

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

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

Barkies Sandwich Shop (1920s, Beverly Blvd and Westmoreland Ave, NE Corner)

Barlow Medical Library (1906; 742 North Broadway - USC)

Barlow Sanatorium (1902, Elysian Park)

Barnsdall Park (East Hollywood)

Barrington Avenue (1930s, WLA)

Baseball in Early LA (1902 - Present)

Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream (1948, originally Snowbird Ice Cream, 1130 S. Adams Street, Glendale)

Bath Building (also Willoughby Hotel, 1898, Hill and 5th, SE Corner)

Bay Theatre (Pacific Palisades)

Bay's Market (1950, 10708 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood)

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

Beale's Cut (1863 - Originally Fremont Pass)

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 Clarendon and St. Charles Hotel)

Bella Union Hotel (1920+)

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

Belmont Hotel (1886, Belmont Avenue and 2nd Street)

Belmont Theatre (1926, 126 S. Vermont Avenue)

Belmont Subway Tunnel (1924, aka Hollywood Tunnel or PE Subway Tunnel)

Belmont Yard (aka PE Toluca Yard, North portal of Belmont Tunnel)

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

Berman Furs Building (9169 Sunset Blvd - Sunset and Doheny, West Hollywood)

Bernheimer Estate and Gardens (currently Yamashiro Restaurant)

Beverly-First Street Viaduct (1940-1942, at Glendale Boulevard)

Beverly Hills (1905)

Beverly Hills (Early 1900s)

Beverly Hills (1935+)

Beverly Hills City Hall (1932, 451 Crescent Drive)

Beverly Hills' 1st Train Station (1910. Santa Monica Boulevard and Cañon Drive, SE Corner)  

Beverly Hills Electric Color Fountain (1931, Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards)

Beverly Hills Federal Savings (Wilshire Blvd and Reeves Drive, SE Corner)

Beverly Hills High School (1927, 241 Moreno Drive)

Beverly Hills Hotel (1912, 9641 W. Sunset Blvd)

Beverly Hills Speedway (1919, Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards)

Beverly Hills Water Treatment Plant No. 1 (333 S. La Cienega Blvd.)

Beverly Hilton Hotel (1954, Wilshire and Santa Monica Blvds)

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

Beverly Theatre (1925, 206 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills)

Beverly Wilshire Hotel (1928, Wilshire Boulevard and S. El Camino Drive, SW Corner)

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

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

Biff's Coffee Shop (1948, Cahuenga Blvd. and Yucca Street, Hollywood)

Big Donut Drive-in (1950s - Laurel Canyon and Magnolia, North Hollywood)

Big Donut Drive-in (later Randy's Donuts - 805 W. Manchester, Inglewood)

Big Donut Drive-in (1950s - Sherman Way and Reseda, Reseda)

Binoculars Building (originally Chiat/Day Building, 340 N. Main Street, Venice)

Biola Institute also Church of the Open Door (1913, 555 S. Hope Street, 6th and Hope, NE Corner)

Biltmore Hotel (1923, Pershing Square)

Birmingham Army Hospital (Today, site of Birmingham High School, Balboa and Vanowen)

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)

Board of Public Service Commissioners Annual Reports (1911-1918)

Board of Public Service Commissioners Annual Reports (1919-1925)

Board of Water and Power Commissioners Annual Reports (1926-1934)

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

Bob Hope Airport

Bob's Airmail Service Station (1935 - Wilshire Blvd and Cochran Ave)

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

Bob's Big Boy Drive-in Restaurant (900 E. Colorado, Glendale)

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

Bolton Hall (1913 - Tunjunga)

Bonaventure Hotel (1976 - 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

Bothwell Ranch (5300 Oakdale Avenue, Woodland Hills)

Boyle Avenue and First Street (1889 - Boyle Hotel - Boyle Heights)

Boyle Heights (1870s)

Boyle Hotel (1889, aka Cummings Block, Boyle Ave and E. 1st Street, NW Corner)

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 (1904, currently 'The Continental' - 408South Spring St - 4th and Spring St, SE Corner)

Brand Airfield (1920s, Glendale)

Brand Boulevard (1904+)

Brand Boulevard (1920+)

Brand Boulevard PE Red Car (1949+)

Brant Ranch (Woodland Hills)

Breed Street Shul (Boyle Heights)

Bristol Pier (1905-1949; originally White Star Pier, later Crystal Pier - Santa Monica Bay)

Broad Museum (2015, Grand Ave and 2nd Street, SW Corner)

Broadway - Downtown LA (1890s)

Broadway - Downtown LA (1900 thru 1905)

Broadway and 1st Street (1874-1886, Broadway was known as 'Fort Street' until 1890)

Broadway and 1st Street (ca.1889 - Looking South from top of County Couthouse at Temple St.)

Broadway and 1st Street (1886-1888)

Broadway and 1st Street (1904-1905)

Broadway and 1st Street (1920s)

Broadway and 1st Street (1956 thru 2018)

Broadway and 2nd Street (1878 - 1880, Broadway was known as 'Fort Street' until 1890)

Broadway and 2nd Street (1887 - 1889)

Broadway and 2nd Street (1902)

Broadway and 2nd Street (1920s)

Broadway and 3rd Street (1882 - 1886, Broadway was known as 'Fort Street' until 1890)

Broadway and 4th Street (1890)

Broadway and 4th Street (1910)

Broadway and 4th Street (1926+)

Broadway and 5th Street (1880s thru 1891)

Broadway and 5th Street (1903+)

Broadway and 5th Street (1906 thru 1908)

Broadway and 5th Street (1920)

Broadway and 6th Street (1896)

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 (1920s - Downtown's 'Busiest Intersection')

Broadway and 7th Street (1928+ - Downtown's 'Busiest Intersection')

Broadway and 7th Street (1950+ - Downtown's 'Busiest Intersection')

Broadway and 8th Street (1897)

Broadway and 8th Street (1915+)

Broadway and 8th Street (1927+)

Broadway and 9th Street (1925-1930)

Broadway and 10th Street (1890 - 10th Street was renamed Olympic Blvd in 1932)

Broadway and 10th Street (1920s - 10th Street was renamed Olympic Blvd in 1932)

Broadway and 10th Street (1930 - 10th Street was renamed Olympic Blvd in 1932)

Broadway and Temple (1890-1900)

Broadway and Temple (1920s)

Broadway and Temple (1932)

Broadway and Temple (1937+)

Broadway Christian Church (233 Broadway)

Broadway Department Store (4th and Broadway, SW Corner)

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 Rose (Streetlight)

Broadway Special (Streetlight)

Broadway Tunnel (1901-1905)

Broadway Tunnel (1902-1949)

Brock & Feagan Building (ca. 1910, Brock & Feagan Jewelers, Broadway)

Brookside Park (1914, Pasadena)

Brookside Plunge (Pasadena)

Brown Derby (1st locatioin, 3427 Wilshire Boulevard)

Brown Derby (2nd Derby-Shaped Building; 3377 Wilshire Boulevard - Wilshire and Alexandria, NE Corner)

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)

Bruin Theatre (Westwood, Broxton and Weyburn, NE Corner)

Brunson Mansion

Brunswig Building (1888 - LA Plaza)

Bryn Mawr Sign (Hollywood Hills)

Bryson Apartments (1913, 2701 Wilshire Boulevard)

Bryson-Bonebrake Block (1888 - Spring and 2nd Street, NW Corner)

Buena Vista-Broadway Bridge (1911; Los Angeles River)

Builders Emporium (17643 Sherman Way, Van Nuys)

Bullard Block (Spring and Court St, NE Corner)

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

Bullock's Fashion Square (1962, later Westfield Fashion Square - Sherman Oaks)

Bullock's Pasadena (1947 - 401 S. Lake Ave)

Bullock's Wilshire (1929 - 3050 Wilshire Blvd)

Bunker Hill (1880s +)

Bunker Hill (1937 up to the constrruction of the Music Center and DWP Building)

Bunker Hill (1955+)

Bunker Hill Apartments

Bunker Hill Development (1968+)

Bunker Hill in Transition (1960s)

Bunker Hill Steps (1990 - Cascades from Hope Street down to Fifth Street)

Bunker Hill Tower (1968)

Burbank (1887 - 1915)

Burbank Airport

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

Burbank Theatre (1893 - 548 S. Main Street)

Burbank Villa Hotel (1887-1927, later Santa Rosa Hotel, 135 E. Olive Avenue, Burbank)

Burkhard Residence (1905 - 1928, Wilshire and Vermont, NW Corner)

Busch Gardens (1966 - Van Nuys)

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Cable Railway (Cable Cars in LA - 1885 thru 1902)

Café Caliente (Olvera Street, later El Paseo Inn Restaurant)

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

Café Nat Goodwin (1913 – Bristol Pier, Santa Monica Bay)

Café Trocadero (Sunset Strip)

Cahuenga and Highland (1930s and 1940s)

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

Cahuenga Pass (Early Views 1890s)

Cahuenga Pass (1930s+)

Cahuenga Pass at Mulholland Drive (Originally Mulholland Highway)

Cahuenga Pass Extension to Vineland (1948)

Cahuenga Pass Freeway

Calabasas (1908 - 1915)

Calabasas (1958 - 1960)

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 (aka Sterling Plaza, Beverly Hills, 9441 Wilshire Blvd)

California Bank Building (1887, 2nd and Broadway, SW Corner)

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

California Club (1904 - 1st Building, 5th and Hill, NW Corner)

California Club (1930 - 2nd Building, 538 S. Flower)

California Cycleway (1899, aka Pasadena Cycleway)

California Federal Bank Building (1965, aka Cal Fed, 5670 Wilshire Blvd)

California Historical Landmrks in Los Angeles

California Hotel (1928-1966, aka Hotel California, Glendale, Brand and Lexington, SW Corner)

California Incline (Santa Monica - 1905+)

California Incline (Santa Monica - 1930+)

California Institute of Technology (Caltech - originally Throop Polytechnic Institute)

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

California Theatre (1928-1957, part of the California Hotel in Glendale, Brand and Lexington, SW Corner)

Calle de los Negros (1870s - presently Los Angeles Street and Arcadia Street)

Caltech (California Institute of Technology - originally Throop Polytechnic Institute)

Camera Obscura (Santa Monica)

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

Candy Cane Lane (Woodland Hills)

Canoga Citrus Association (Owensmouth - Canoga Park)

Canoga Mission Gallery (23130 Sherman Way, West Hills)

Canoga Park (1927 - 1939)

Canoga Park (1940s - 1960s)

Canoga Park (1960+)

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

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

Canoga Park Post Office (1955, Sherman Way and Jordan Ave, NW Corner)

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

Canter's Deli (Fairfax, 1948 - Present)

Canyon Country Store (Laurel Canyon Blvd at Kirkwood Drive)

Capitol Records Building (1955; 1750 N. Vine Street, Hollywood)

Carl's at the Beach (aka Carl's Sea-Air Motel, Carl's Sea-Air Lodge, and Sunspot Motel - Pacific Palisades)

Carlton Hotel (1886, Pasadena)

Carnation Coffee Shop (1949, 5075 Wilshire Blvd, Wilshire and Mansfield, NE Corner)

Carnation Company Building (1949, 5045 Wilshire Blvd, Wilshire and Citrus, NW Corner)

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

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)

Carpenter's Drive-in Restaurant (1935 - Wilshire and Vermont, NW Corner)

Carpenter's Drive-in Restaurant (1937 - Wilshire and Western)

Carroll Ave Streetlights (near E. Edgeware Road)

Carthay Center Elementary School (1924, 6361 Olympic Boulevard)

Carthay Circle Theatre (1926 - 6316 San Vicente Boulevard)

Casa Adobe de San Rafael (1865 – Present; 1330 Dorothy Drive, Glendale)

Casa de Cadillac (1949, Ventura Blvd and Tyrone Ave, NW Corner)

Casa de Petrol (1949, Ventura Blvd and Tyrone Ave, NE Corner)

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

Casa del Mar Club (1926 - Santa Monica)

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

Casa Verdugo Restaurant (aka Catalina Verdugo Adobe - 1830s, 2211 Bonita Dr, Glendale)

Casa Verdugo Segunda (2nd location of the Casa Verdugo Restaurant, Glendale)

Casa Verdugo Villa Tract (1906 - Glendale)

Castillo del Lago (1926 - 6342 Mulholland Drive; previous owners: Bugsy Siegel and Madonna)

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

Castle Argyle Arms Apartments (1928; 1919 Argyle Ave, Franklin and Argyle, NW Corner)

Castle of Enchantment (4857 Melrose Ave)

Castle Peak (1940s -Today, West Hills)

Castle Rock and Haystack Rock (Santa Monica's Pacific Palisades)

Castle Sans Souci (Franklin and Argyle, NW corner)

Catalina Island (1880 - Present)

Catalina Verduo Adobe (aka Casa Verdugo Adobe - 1830s, 2211 Bonita Dr, Glendale)

Cawston Ostrich Farm (1886 - South Pasadena)

CBS Columbia Square (1938, 6121 Sunset Blvd, El Centro Ave and Sunset Blvd, NE Corner)

CBS Studio Center (previously Republic Studios - Studio City)

CBS Television City (1952, 3rd and Fairfax, SE Corner)

Cecil Hotel (1888, Lankershim / N. Hollywood)

Cecil Hotel (1924, 640 S. Main Street)

Central Library (Construction)

Central Library (aka Los Angeles Central Library)

Central Oil Field (1892)

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

Central Plaza (1952, originally Tishman Plaza, 3440-3460 Wilshire Boulevard, at Normandie)

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

Central Station (1914 - aka Southern Pacific Depot)

Century City (1960s)

Century Plaza Hotel (1966)

Century Plaza Towers (1975, Century City)

Century Towers (1964; 2220 & 2222 Avenue of the Stars, Century City)

Chalk Hill (Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills)

Chandler Residence

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

Chapman Park Hotel (1925, Wilshire Boulevard and Alexandria Avenue, NW Corner)

Chapman Park Market (1929 - aka Chapman Plaza - 6th Street and Alexandria Avenue, NE Corner)

Chapman Park Studio Building (1929 - 6th Street and Alexandria Avenue, NW Corner)

Charles Lindbergh (1927)

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

Chasen's Restaurant (1936-1995; 9029 Beverly Boulevard, Doheny and Beverly, NE Corner)

Chateau Elysée (5930 Franklin Ave, Hollywood - currently Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre)

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

Chatsworth (1920's)

Chatsworth (1930's)

Chatsworth Aerial Views (1950's)

Chatsworth - Southern Pacific RR (1950's)

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

Chatsworth Market (1951 - 10249 Topanga Cyn Blvd)

Chatsworth Pioneer Church (aka Chatsworth Community Church)

Chatsworth Park (later Chatsworth)

Chatsworth Park Elementary School (1890, originally Santa Susana School, Topanga Cyn and Devonshire, NW Corner)

Chatsworth Park Elementary School (1900+, Topanga Cyn and Devonshire, NW Corner)

Chatsworth Reservoir Construction (1917 - 1918)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1925)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1943)

Chatsworth Reservoir (1960)

Chautauqua Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway (1930+)

Chester Williams Building

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

Chili Bowl Restaurant

Chili Olé Restaurant (Canoga Park)

Chinatown (1980s)

Chinese Theatre (1927, aka Grauman's Chinese Theatre)

Childs Residence

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

Christmas Tree Lane (1920, Santa Rose Ave, Altadena)

Church of the Open Door/Biola Institute (1913, 555 S. Hope Street, 6th and Hope, NE Corner)

Chutes Amusement Park

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

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

Christie Hotel (1922, later Hotel Drake, Hollywood Inn)

Christie Studios (also Nestor Film Co., 1911 - 1936, Hollywood's 1st Studio, Sunset and Gower, NW Corner)

Cinerama Dome Theatre (Hollywood)

Circle S Ranch (Woodlake Ave and Saticoy St, SE Corner)

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

Citicorp Center (1990, Today called 777 Tower, aka Pelli Tower, Figueroa and 8th Streets, SW Corner)

Citigroup Center (1981, formerly the 444 Flower Building, 5th and Flower, NE Corner)

City Garden (1880s - San Pedro St. & Kohler, later 8th Street)

City Hall (1853)

City Hall (1884 - 1888)

City Hall (1888 - 1928; 226 S. Broadway)

City Hall (1927 - 1940; Early Views of City Hall - 200 N. Spring St.)

City Hall (1928 - Today; 200 N. Spring St)

City Hall Construction (1927)

City Hall and Civic Center (1928 - 1940)

City National Plaza (1972, ARCO Plaza Towers - 505-550 S. Flower - City National Tower & Paul Hastings Tower)

Civic Center (1938+)

Civic Center (1963+)

Clara Shortridge Folts Criminal Justice Center (1972, 210 W. Temple St, formerly Criminal Courts Building)

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

Clifton's Cafeteria (648 S. Broadway, originally Clifton's Bookdale Cafeteria)

Clifton's Pacific Seas Cafeteria (1939, 618 S. Olive Street, originally Clifton's Golden Rule 1931-39)

Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria (1935, 648 South Broadway, aka Clifton's Cafeteria)

Clocktower Market/Courthouse (built in 1858)

Clover Field (later Santa Monica Airport)

Club Casa del Mar (1926 - Santa Monica)

Club Cassanova (8383 W. Sunset Blvd)

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

Clune's Auditorium (aka Clune's Auditorium Building and Philharmonic Auditorium, 5th and Olive, NE Corner)

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

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

Coast Daylight (Southern Pacific Train: SF to Los Angeles)

Coca-Cola Building (1939; 1334 S. Central)

Cocoanut Grove (Ambassador Hotel)

Coffee Cup Cafe (8901 Pico Blvd)

Coffee Dan's (Hollywood Blvd)

Coffee Dan's (6576 Van Nuys Boulevard, Van Nuys and Kittridge, SE Corner)

Coffee Dan's (Vine n/o Sunset)

Cole House

Colburn School (1998, Grand Ave and 2nd Street, SE Corner)

Colegrove (Hollywood)

Coliseum, Los Angeles Memorial (1922)

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

College of Fine Arts (also Judson Studios)

Colorado Freeway Bridge (1953- aka Pasadena Pioneers Bridge)

Colorado River Aqueduct

Colorado Street Bridge (1913+)

Colorado Street Bridge (1930+)

Colorado Street Bridge (1966+)

Columbia Hall (1920s, North Hollywood, Corner of Lankershim and Compston)

Columbia Square (1938, 6121 Sunset Blvd, El Centro Ave and Sunset Blvd, NE Corner)

Comedy Store (Previously Club Seville and Ciro's)

Communities of the San Fernando Valley (Name Origins and Brief History)

Compton (1800s)

Compton (1900s)

Conservatory of Music and Arts (1883)

Construction of Hoover Dam

Construction of the GOB (1963-1965, John Ferraro Building, aka DWP Building, 111 N. Hope St)

Continental Building (1904, originally Braly Buidling - 408South Spring St - 4th and Spring St, SE Corner)

Continental Hotel (1925 - Hill near 6th St)

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

Copp Building (Broadway)

Corral Canyon Nuclear Power Plant (1963 Proposed, 3 miles north of Malibu Pier)

Costas Family of Girard / Woodland Hills (1923; 22513 Ventura Blvd - Restaurant & Gas Station)

Coulter's Department Store (later Broadway Dept Store - Wilshire and Hauser, SW Corner)

Country Squire Motel (1965, 7625 Topanga Cyn Blvd, Currently Super 8 Motel)

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

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

Court and Main Streets (1888 - SW Corner)

Court and Spring Streets (1890s)

Court Flight (1905-1930s; 200 block of Broadway)

Court Flight (1930s-1943; 200 block of Broadway)

Crenshaw Residence (1419 S. Wilton Pl.)

Creque Building (1910, aka 'The Hollywood Building', Hollywood Blvd and Cahuenga Blvd, SW Corner)

Crescendo Nightclub (Sunset Strip)

Crescent Heights Shopping Center (aka Sunset Medical Building)

Criminal Courts Building (1972, 210 W. Temple St, 2002 - Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center)

Crocker-Citizens Bank Building (1968, aka 611 Place, 611 W. 6th Street)

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)

Crystal Pier (1905-1949; 1905–White Star Pier; 1908–Bristol Pier; Santa Monica Bay)

CSUN (1958 - Previously San Fernando Valley State College)

Culver City Speedway

Cummings Block (1889, aka Boyle Hotel, Boyle Ave and E. 1st Street, NW Corner)

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

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

Currie's Ice Cream Parlors (known for its "Mile-High Cones")

Currie's Ice Cream (Beverly Hills - Gale Drive and Wilshire Boulevard, NW Corner)

Currie's Ice Cream (Glendale - Glenoaks Boulevard and Irving Avenue, NW Corner)

Currie's Ice Cream (Hollywood - 6775 Sunset Boulevard, Highland and Sunset, NE Corner)

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

Cypress Park (1900 - 1926)

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Dale's Market (1962 - Devonshire Blvd and Woodley Ave, SW Corner)

Darkroom Camera Shop (1930s - 5370 Wilshire Boulevard)

Davis Residence (ca. 1880)

Dayton Avenue Bridge (Also the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge)

Dayton Avenue Bridge (1928)

De Soto Car Dealership (611 S. La Brea)

De Young Service Station (Sherman Way and Topanga Cyn Blvd, N/E Corner)

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

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

Deauville Club (1927 - Santa Monica)

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

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

Desmond's (1929 - 5514 Wilshire Blvd, aka Wilshire Tower, Miracle Mile)

Devil's Gate (1888 - Arroyo Seco, Pasadena)

Devonshire Downs (1946 - Devonshire and Zelzah)

Devonshire Street (1950s+, Chatsworth)

Dino’s Lodge (Sunset Strip)

Disney Concert Hall (2003, 111 S. Grand Ave)

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

Disneyland (1955 - Anaheim)

Dodger Stadium (1962 - Chavez Ravine)

Dodson Residence (San Pedro)

Dolores Drive-in Restaurant (8801 Sunset Blvd, previously Simon's Drive-in, Sunset Strip)

Dolores Drive-in Restaurant (8531 Wilshire Blvd near La Cienega Blvd, Beverly HIlls)

Dolores Drive-in Restaurant (Sepulveda and Washington, Los Angeles)

Dome Hotel and Apartments (1903-1964; aka Minnewaska Hotel, 201 S. Grand Ave, 2nd and Grand, SW Corner)

Dome Theatre (1920s - Ocean Front Walk, Venice)

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

Don Lee Cadillac Building (655 E. Green Street, Pasadena - Green and El Molino, NW Corner)

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

Don Vicente de la Osa Adobe (Encino)

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (1965, 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)

Downtown's Changing Skyline (Looking SW from top of City Hall; 1967 thru 2019)

Downtown's Changing Skyline (Looking SE from top of Victor Heights; 1966 vs. 2019)

Downtown Skyline (Looking NE; 1966+)

Downtown Skyline (Looking SW; 1967+)

Drag Racing Under the 6th Street Bridge (1950s +)

Drive-in Church Service (Emmanuel Lutheran Church, North Hollywood)

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)

Du-par's Restaurant (1948 - 2018; 12036 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City)

DWP - Name Change Chronology

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

DWP Facts & Figures

DWP General Managers Timeline (1925 - Present)

DWP Significant Historical Dates

Dyas-Carleton Café (1928, La Brea and Wilshire, NW Corner)

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E. Clem Wilson Building (1929 - aka Wilson Building, General Insurance, Mutual of Omaha, Asashi, and Samsung)

Eagle Rock City Hall

Earl Carroll Theatre (1938; 6230 Sunset Boulevard)

Early DWP Office Buildings

Early LA Drive-in Restaurants (1932+)

Early LA Signs and Billboards

East San Fernando Valley (1930s)

Eastern Columbia Building (1929, 849 S. Broadway)

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 Lake (1868 - Originally called Reservoir No. 4)

Echo Park (1900+)

Echo Park (1904 - Sunset Boulevard Grand Opening)

Echo Park (1975+)

Echo Park Playground (1907, Second City Playground)

Edendale (1912 - today, 'Glendale Boulevard Corridor')

Edendale Studios (1910 - 1928)

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

Edison Steam Plant No. 1 (1897)

Egyptian Theatre (1922, aka Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd)

El Capitan Theatre (Hollywood - previously Paramount Theatre)

El Coyote Mexican Cafe

El Dorado Market (1931 - 8963 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills)

El Miradero (Glendale)

El Miro Theatre (Santa Monica)

El Paseo Inn Restaurant (Olvera Street, originally Café Caliente)

El Patio Ballroom (later Rainbow Gardens and Palomar Ballroom)

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

El Pueblo (Early Views of the Los Angeles Plaza)

El Rey Theatre (1936 - 5515 Wilshire Boulevard, Miracle Mile)

Electricity in Early Los Angeles

Electricity on the Aqueduct

Elysian Heights Area (1887 - 1900)

Elysian Park (1886, Rock Quarry Hills)

Elks Club (Bunker Hill)

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

Elysian Valley (aka 'Frogtown')

Encino (1930s)

Encino (1940s)

Encino Reservoir (1921)

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

Engine Company No. 23 (1910, aka ‘Taj Mahal of fire stations’, 225 E. 5th Street)

Engstrum Hotel Apartments (623 W. 5th Street)

Ennis House (2655 Glendower Ave)

Epiphany Lutheran Church (Today, The Garden Chapel - 7769 Topanga Cyn Blvd)

Equitable Building (1929-1930, Hollywood and Vine, N/E)

Equitable Building (3435 Wilshire Blvd)

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

Examiner Building (1903; 1st location, 509 S. Broadway, aka Herald Examiner Building)

Examiner Building (1914; 2nd location, 1111 S. Broadway, aka Herald Examiner Building)

Exposition Park (previously Agricultural Park)

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Fairfax Avenue between 3rd and 6th Streets (1930s - Salt Lake Oil Field)

Fairfax Avenue and Third Street Area (1940s & 1950s)

Fairfax High School (1924 - Fairfax and Melrose Avenues)

Fairfax, San Viicente, and Olympic (1930s)

Fairfax Theatre

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

Fallbrook Square (aka Fallbrook Center)

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

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

Farmers Market (3rd and Fairfax - Adjacent to Gilmore Drive-In and the Pan Pacific Auditorium.

Farrell's Ice Cream (San Fernando Valley)

Federal Building and Post Office (1910, Temple and Main, NW Corner)

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

Federal Courthouse and U.S. Post Office Building (1940, Main and Temple, NW Corner)

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

Felipe de Neve Statue (1932 - LA Plaza)

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

Fifth Street (between Grand and Figueroa)

Figueroa and 6th Streets (1890s)

Figueroa and 10th Street (later Olympic Boulevard - 1926+)

Figueroa and Adams (1920+)

Figueroa and Adams (1926)

Figueroa and Olympic (1926+)

Figueroa Hotel (1925, 941 S Figueroa Street near Olympic Blvd)

Figueroa Playhouse (940 S. Figueroa St - aka Variety Arts Theatre)

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

Figueroa Street Triple Tunnels (1930)

Figueroa Theatre (Highland Park)

Fine Arts Building (1927; 811 West 7th St. - aka Signal Oil Building, Havenstrite Building, and Global Marine House)

Finkle Building

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

Fire Stations (1900 - 1910)

Fire Stations (1910+)

Fire Station No. 23 (1910, aka ‘Taj Mahal of fire stations’, 225 E. 5th Street)

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

First Church of Christ (1366 S. Alvarado St)

First Church of Christ, Scientist (1909; 80 Oakland Street, Pasadena)

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 Electric Streetcars (1886-1887); Los Angeles Electric Railway Company - Charles Howland)

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 Interstate Bank Building (1974, aka Aon Center Building and First Interstate Tower)

First Interstate Bank World Center (1989, aka U.S. Bank Tower and Library Tower)

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

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

First Methodist Church (1877, Pasadena's 2nd Church)

First Methodist Episcopal Church (6th and Hill)

First Municipal Power Pole (1916)

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

First National Bank of Glendale (ca. 1904, Brand and Broadway, 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)

First Street and Boyle Ave (1889 - Boyle Hotel - Boyle Heights)

First Street-Beverly Boulevard Viaduct (1940-1942, at Glendale Boulevard)

First Street Bridge (1929; Los Angeles River)

First Street U.S. Courthouse (2016, 1st and Broadway, SW Corner)

Fischer Vaudeville Theatre (ca. 1905, 121 W. 1st Street, current location of City Hall)

Fish Shanty Restaurant (1950, intersection of La Cienega Boulevard, San Vicente Boulevard and Burton Way)

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

Fisher's Hamburgers (6332 W. Third Street near Fairfax, Town and Country Village)

Five Points Building (Ralphs Market - Lincoln Heights)

Fleetwood Center (19611 Ventura Blvd)

Fletcher Viaduct (1904 - 1955; Fletcher and Riverside Drives)

Flooding in Early Los Angeles (1925+)

Flooding in the San Fernando Valley (1938)

Florentine Gardens Nightclub (1938; 5951 Hollywood Blvd)

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

Food Giant Market (Lynwood)

Food Palace (5413 Wilshire Boulevard, Miracle Mile - aka A & P Market)

Foodtime Market (1950, 12450 Magnolia Blvd, currently Valley Village Post Office)

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 (Broadway between 3rd and 4th; Broadway was known as 'Fort Street' until 1890)

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+)

Four ‘n 20 Restaurant & Pie Shop (1960s - Van Nuys Blvd and Hatteras St, NW Corner)

Four Star Theatre (1932, Wilshire Blvd and Mansfield Ave, SW Corner)

Fourth and Lorena Street Bridge (1928, Boyle Heights)

Fourth Street and Grand Avenue (1910s)

Fox Fallbrook Theatre (1966 - 22940 Vanowen Street, Fallbrook Square)

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

Fox Ritz Theatre (1926, aka West Coast Ritz, 5214 Wilshire Blvd near La Brea)

Fox Stadium Theatre (8906 W. Pico)

Fox Westwood Village Theatre (aka Westwood Village Theatre)

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

Foy Building (1858, Saddlery Shop, 217 Los Angeles Street)

Foy Residence (7th & Figueroa)

Franciscan Motel (Cahuenga Pass)

Freeway Lighting (1951 - Hollywood Freeway - Civic Center)

Freeway Lady (Hollywood Frwy - 1255 W. Temple)

Fremont Hotel (1902 - 4th and Grand)

Fremont Pass (later known as: Beale's Cut)

French Chateau Apartments (900 S. Hobart)

Friday Morning Club Building (1900-1923; 940 S. Figueroa St - 1st Bldg)

Friday Morning Club Building (1924; 940 S. Figueroa St - 2nd Bldg - aka Variety Arts Center, Figueroa Playhouse)

Frogtown (Elysian Valley)

Frolic Room (Located next door to the Pantages Theatre, Hollywood)

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

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Gables Beach Club (later Sorrento Club - Santa Monica)

Gables Hotel (Santa Monica)

Gamble Mansion (1909 - 4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena)

Gamut Auditorium (1904 - aka Gamut Club, 1024 S. Hope Street)

Garcia House (aka Rainbow House - 7436 Mulholland Dr.)

Garden Chapel (Originally Epiphany Lutheran Church - 7769 Topanga Cyn Blvd)

Garden Court Apartments (7021 Hollywood Blvd)

Garden of Allah Hotel (8152 Sunset Blvd)

Gardner Junction (Pacific Electric Right-of-way at Sunset Blvd. and Gardner St.)

Garnier Block (1890, 415 N. Los Angeles St)

Garnier House (1872, Rancho Los Encinos, 16756 Moorpark Street, Encino)

Garvanza Hotel (Highland Park)

Garrick Theatre (1910-1927, originally Hyman Theatre, Broadway and 8th Street, SE Corner)

Gas Stations (Early Views of LA Gas Stations)

Gaylord Apartments (3355 Wilshire Boulevard, directly across from the Ambassador Hotel)

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

Gene Autry Hotel (1963 - Sunset Strip; later Continental Hyatt House, Hyatt on Sunset, Hyatt West Hollywood, Andaz West Hollywood

General Hospital (1933, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, Lincoln Heights)

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

Getty Villa Museum (1974; 17985 West Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades)

Giacopuzzi Drive-Thru Dairy (Saticoy St and Fallbrook Ave, SE Corner)

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

Gilmore Adobe (aka Rancho La Brea Adobe)

Gilmore Drive-In Theatre

Gilmore Field (1939 - adjacent to Farmers Market - Home of the Hollywood Stars)

Gilmore 'Self-Service' Gas Station (1940s)

Gilmore Stadium (1934 - adjacent to Farmers Market)

Girard (now Woodland Hills)

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

Glassell Park (1900 - 1926)

Glen-Holly Hotel (1895, Ivar Ave & Yucca St, Hollywood)

Glendale (1900)

Glendale (1920+)

Glendale Airport (later Grand Central Airport)

Glendale Avenue (1895+, Glendale)

Glendale Avenue (1920s - Glendale)

Glendale Fashion Center (ca. 1970 - Glendale Avenue, between Califonria St and Wilson Ave)

Glendale Federal Savings Building (1969; 401 N. Brand Blvd, Brand and Lexington, NW Corner)

Glendale First National Bank (ca. 1904, Brand and Broadway, NE Corner)

Glendale Galleria (1976)

Glendale Hotel (1888, later Glendale Sanitarium, today Glendale Adventist Methodist Center)

Glendale-Hyperion Bridge (1927; aka Glendale Hyperion Viaduct)

Glendale Market (1910, Glendale Ave and East Broadway)

Glendale Masonic Temple (1920s - 232 S. Brand Blvd)

Glendale News-Press (1905 - Present)

Glendale Presbyterian Church (1923, Harvard St and Louise St, NW Corner)

Glendale 'Red Car' (1904 - Los Angeles Interurban Railway - Pacific Electric)

Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot (1923 - today known as Glendale Amtrak/Metrolink Station)

Glendale Theater (1920-1996, 122 S. Brand Boulevard)

Glendale Union High School (1902, Brand and Broadway, SE Corner)

Glendale Union High School (2nd location, 1908, Harvard Street)

Glendale YMCA (1926, Wilson Avenue and Louise Street, SE Corner)

Glengarry Castle (aka Schlosser Terrace - Argyle and Franklin)

Global Marine House (811 West 7th St. - aka Fine Arts Building, Signal Oil Building, and Havenstrite Building)

Golden Valley Gun Club (Jessup Park, Pacoima)

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

Good Samaritan Hospital (7th & Figueroa - 1904)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church (Beverly Hills)

Goodyear Blimp (1930, Mines Field)

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)

Gower Gulch (1933 - Present, Sunset and Gower)

Graf Zeppelin (1929 - Mines Field)

Granada Hills (1920s +)

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

Grand and 4th Streett (1910s)

Grand and 5th Street (1890s)

Grand Central Airport (previously Glendale Airport)

Grand Central Hotel (1877; 326 N. Main Street)

Grand Olympic Auditorium (aka Olympic Auditorium)

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

Grand Theatre (1884 - opened as Child's Opera House, but aka Grand Opera House, 110 S. Main Street)

Grauman's Chinese Theatre (1927, aka Chinese Theatre)

Grauman's Egyptian Theatre (1922, aka Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd)

Gray Hotel (Main & 3rd)

Great White Fleet (1908, aka U.S. Atlantic Battle Fleet, San Pedro)

Great White Hut (121 W. California Avenue, Glendale, Orange and California, NE Corner)

Greek Theatre (2700 N. Vermont Ave)

Green Thumb Nursery (Canoga Park)

Griffith Park (1896)

Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round (1937)

Griffith Park Observatory (1933)

Guaranty Building (1923; 6331 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood Blvd and Ivar Ave, NE Corner)

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

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Haggarty Mansion (ca. 1902; 3330 W. Adams Blvd.)

Hal E. Roach Studios (Culver City)

Hall of Justice (1925; Broadway and Temple, NE Corner)

Hall of Records (1910+; Poundcake Hill)

Hall of Records (19270-1972; Poundcake Hill)

Hall of Records (1962 - 320 W. Temple)

Hamburger & Son's People's Store (1880s - later Hambruger's Department Store, Spring St.)

Hamburger's Department Store (1908- 1923; May Co: 1923-2005, then Macy's, 8th and Broadway, SW Corner)

Hamilton Cove Airport (Catalina)

Hammel Building (1909, Olvera Street)

Hansen Dam (Lake View Terrace)

Hansen Lodge (Big Tujunga Cyn)

Hancock Mansion (aka Villa Madama)

Harbor Freeway (1951+)

Harbor Steam Plant (1942 - Island Avenue, Wilmington)

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

Harper School (1896 - became Vermont Ave School)

Harris & Frank

Hattem's Market (1927, Western and 45th)

Hattem's Market & Shopping Center (1931, Vermont and 81st)

Havenstrite Building (811 West 7th St. - aka Fine Arts Building, Signal Oil Building, and Global Marine House)

Hazard's Pavilion (1887, 5th and Olive, NE Corner)

Heinsbergen Building (7415 Beverly)

Hellman Building (1897-1959, 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)

Henry’s Restaurant (1970s, Colorado Street and Glendale Avenue, SE Corner)

Herald Examiner Building (1903; 1st location, 509 S. Broadway, aka Examiner Building)

Herald Examiner Building (1914; 2nd location, 1111 S. Broadway, aka Examiner Building)

Herbert's Drive-in Restaurant

Herman Building (1950; 1630 N. Vine St.)

Herman Building (2016 - 1630 N. Vine St. - Remaining part of complex that included Hollywood Brown Derby)

Hermosa Beach & Pier (1904+)

Hermosa Beach Pier (Pier Avenue Plaza, 1914 - 1947)

Hershey Residence (Bunker Hill)

Hidden Hills (West San Fernando Valley)

Highland and Cahuenga (1930s and 1940s)

Highland Park (1887)

Highland Park Masonic Temple (1923)

Highland Villa (1880s - 1910, 1st and Hill)

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

Hill and 1st Street (1888)

Hill and 2nd Street (1892)

Hill and 3rd Street (1880s)

Hill and 4th Street (1890 vs. 1920)

Hill and 5th Street (1890)

Hill and 11th Street (1880)

Hill and Temple Streets (1884 - 1906)

Hill Street Tunnel (1909)

Hill Street Tunnel (1913+)

Hill Street Tunnels (1940+)

Hillview Apartments (1917, renamed Hudson Apartments in 2009, 6531 Hollywood Blvd)

Historical Landmarks in Los Angeles

Historical Timeline of Los Angeles

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 (1884, Spring and 2nd Street, SW Corner)

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 (1921, Barnsdall Park)

Hollywood (1860 - 1903)

Hollywood (1903 - 1920)

Hollywood (1920 - 1927)

Hollywood (1927 - 1930)

Hollywood (1930 - 1938)

Hollywood (1939 - 1940s)

Hollywood (1949+)

Hollywood and Cahuenga (1930s)

Hollywood and Highland (1920s)

Hollywood and Highland Center (2001)

Hollywood and Vine (1920)

Hollywood and Vine (1940s)

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 Canteen (1942 - 1945)

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 Freeway (1951+)

Hollywood Freeway Construction (Civic Center - 1951)

Hollywood Freeway Four_Level_Interchange Construction (1948)

Hollywood High School (1905)

Hollywood Historic Hotel (1927 - 5162 Melrose Ave - aka Melrose Hotel, Melrose Arms and Monte Cristo Island Apts)

Hollywood Hotel (Hollywood Blvd and Highland Ave, NW Corner)

Hollywood Masonic Temple (1922, 6840 Hollywood Blvd)

Hollywood Melrose Hotel (1927 - 5162 Melrose Ave - aka Melrose Arms, Monte Cristo Island Apts, and Hollywood Historic Hotel)

Hollywood Methodist Episcopal Church (aka Hollywood Memorial 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 Riviera Beach Club (1930-1958, Redondo Beach/Torance)

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

Hollywood Storage Co. Building (1925, 1025 N. Highland Ave)

Hollywood Subway Tunnel (1924, aka Belmont Tunnel and Pacific Electric Subway Tunnel)

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 Hall Building (Westwood)

Home Furnishings and Appliances (1940s & 1950s)

Hoover High School (1929, Glenwood Road and Concord Street, Glendale)

Hoover Dam (The Construction of)

Hoover Dam Lights Up Los Angeles (October 9, 1936)

Hoover Dam Power Plant (1936)

Horse-Drawn Streetcars (1874 - 1888)

Horton Mansion (5521 Amestoy Ave, Encino)

Hotel Alexandria (1905, presently called "The Alexandria" - 501 S. Spring Street, 5th and Spring, SW Corner)

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

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

Hotel Barclay (1897 - originally Van Nuys Hotel, 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

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

Hotel Broadway (Court Flight)

Hotel California (1928-1966, aka California Hotel, Glendale, Brand and Lexington, SW Corner)

Hotel Cecil (1888, Lankershim / N. Hollywood)

Hotel Cecil (1924, 640 S. Main Street)

Hotel Christie (later Hotel Drake, Hollywood Inn)

Hotel Figueroa (1925, 941 S Figueroa Street near Olympic Blvd)

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 Melrose (1927 - 5162 Melrose Ave - aka Melrose Arms, Monte Cristo Island Apts, and Hollywood Historic Hotel)

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

Hotel Richelieu (1881 - 140 S. Grand Ave)

Hotel Snow (1910, later Hotel Southland, 804 W. 6th Street, 6th and Flower, SW Corner)

Hotel Southland (1916, originally Hotel Snow, 804 W. 6th Street, 6th and Flower, SW Corner)

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

Hotel Van Nuys (1897 - later Hotel Barclay, 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

Hotel Westmoore (1910; 1000 W. 7th Street, 7th and Francisco St, SW Corner)

Howard Johnson's (1971 - Hollwyood and Vine, NW Corner)

Howard Motor Company Building (1285 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena)

Hudson Apartments (1917, originall known as Hillview Apts. prior to 2009, 6531 Hollywood Blvd)

Hughes Airport (Culver City / Playa Vista)

Huntington Building (aka Pacific Electric Building - 1905 - 6th and Main, SE Corner)

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

Huntington Hotel (1906; 1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue at Wentworth Avenue, Pasadena)

Huntington Library and Art Gallery (1928, San Marino)

Huntington Mansion (1909, San Marino)

Hyman Theatre (1910-1927, later Garrick Theatre, Broadway and 8th Street, SE Corner)

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Idle Hour Café (4824 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood)

Immaculate Heart College (5515 Franklin Ave, Hollywood)

Immanuel Presbyterian Church (1890s, Figueroa and 10th/Olympic, SE Corner)

Immanuel Presbyterian Church (1928, 3300 Wilshire Blvd, Wilshire and Berendo, SW Corner)

Inceville (1911+, Sunset Blvd and PCH)

Independent Grocery Store (1920s - Sherman Way and Remmet, NW Corner)

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Inspiration Point (1926, Mt. Lowe - San Gabriel Mountains)

Institutional History (LADWP)

Intermountain Power Project (1982, aka IPP - Utah)

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 (1923-1939; 6340 Hollywood Boulevard)

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

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J.J. Newberry Building (6600 Hollywood Blvd)

Jacob Stern Estate (1920, Hollywood, Vine, Selma)

Jacoby Bros.Store (1880s - Temple Block)

Japanese-American Internment (1942 - Santa Anita Racetrack)

Janss Dome Building (Westwood)

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

Jensen's Recreation Center (1924, 1700 West Sunset Blvd, Sunset and Logan St, SW Corner)

Jessup Park (Pacoima)

Jim's Fallbrook Market (4947 Fallbrook Ave, Woodland Hills)

John C. Fremont Branch Library (1927; aka June Street Library, 6121 Melrose Ave)

John Ferraro Building (1963-1965, aka as GOB, DWP General Office Building, 111 N. Hope St)

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)

Julian Medical Buidling (aka Owl Drug Company Buidling, 6382 Hollywood Blvd)

Junipero Serra State Office Building No. 1 (1960-2006, 107 S. Broadway, 1st and Broadway, SW Corner)

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Kaiser Permanente (Panorama City)

Kerchoff Hall (UCLA)

Keystone Studios (1912 - aka Sennett Studios - Edendale, currently 1712 Glendale Boulevard, Echo Park)

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

Kindle's Donuts (1950, Originally Big Donut Drive-in, Normandy and Century, South Central L.A.)

Kinney Shoes (1954, Van Nuys)

Knapp House (San Fernando Valley)

Knickerbocker Hotel or Hotel Knickerbocker (1923, 1714 N. Ivar Avenue)

Knott's Berry Farm

Korean Cultural Center (5505 Wilshire Boulevard, originally Seaboard National Bank, Miracle Mile)

Kosher Puppy (Beverly Boulevard - near Pan Pacific)

Kress Building (1934, 6608 Hollywood Blvd, later home of Frederick's of Hollywood, Kress Nightclub)

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La Belle Tour Apartments (aka Hollywood Tower)

La Brea and San Vicente (1930s)

La Brea Tar Pits

La Cienega Boulevard (1930s)

La Cienega Municipal Pool (300 S. La Cienega Boulevard at Gregory Way)

La Cienega Park (Beverly Hills)

La Fiesta de las Flores Parade (1894+, aka La Fiesta de Los Angeles Parade)

La Fiesta de las Flores Parade (1901+, aka La Fiesta de Los Angeles Parade)

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

La Leyenda Apartments (1927, Hollywood - 1737 N. Whitely Avenue)

La Pintoresca (originally Painter Hotel)

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

La Venta Inn (1923, Palos Verdes)

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)

Lake Vista Apartmetns (1926; 1244 S. Lake Street)

Lane Mansion (1909, aka Holly Mansion, Holly Chateau, and later Magic Castle)

Lane-Wells Building (ca. 1939, 5610 S. Soto Street, Huntington Park)

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

Lankershim and Chandler (1891)

Lankershim and Chandler (1924 - 1927; North Hollywood)

Lankershim and Weddington (1919 - 1926: North Hollywood)

Lankershim and Weddington (1960s)

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

Lasky Residence (Santa Monica)

Laurel Drive-in Theatre (Pacoima)

Law Building (1926-1970s; 200 block of Broadway, near Court Flight)

Lawry's Prime Rib Restaurant (Beverly Hills)

LA Cable Railway (1887; Boyle Heights to Westlake Park and Grand Ave)

LA Cable Railway Barn (1889)

LA City Hall (1888-1928; 226 S. Broadway)

LA City Hall (1927 - 1940; Early Views of City Hall - 200 N. Spring St.)

LA City Hall (1928 - Today; 200 N. Spring St)

LA City Hall and Civic Center (1928 - 1940)

LA City Market (1901+)

LA City Market (1927+)

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 (1932, aka General Hospital, 1200 N. State Street in East L. A.)

LA's Early Water Reservoirs

LA's Early Waterworks System

LA Federal Savings and Loan (1960, 12160 Victory Boulevard, North Hollywood)

LA Gas & Electric Corp.

LA Historical Timeline

La Monica Ballroom (1924, Santa Monica Pier)

LA Motor Coach Co. (1923-1949: Double-Decker Buses)

LA's Oldest Palm Trees (Palm Drive and Adams Boulevard)

LA Plaza (Early Views of Los Angeles Plaza, 1850+)

LA Plaza Open-Air Market (ca. 1900)

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)

LAPD Headquarters Building (2009; 1st and Main Streets, SW Corner)

Laurel Canyon "Trackless Trolley" (1912, West Hollywood)

Laurel Theatre (Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue)

LAX (Mines Field to LAX, LA International Airport, 1920 - 1961)

LAX (1958+, 'The New Jet Age Airport')

LAX Control Tower (1961)

LAX Theme Building (1961)

LDS Church Temple (1956, 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard)

Lederer Residence (23134 Sherman Way, West Hills)

Legion Ascot Speedway (Lincoln Heights)

Leimert Theatre (1931; 3341 W. 43rd Place)

Leonis Adobe (1890 - 1915)

Leonis Adobe (1929)

Letts Residence (Hollywood)

Lexington Hotel (ca. 1900 - Main Street, between 4th and 5th Street)

Liberty Theatre (1910 - 266 S. Main)

Library Tower (1989, aka U.S. Bank Tower and First Interstate Bank World Center)

Lighthouse Bathhouse (1927 - 1972; at Long Wharf location)

Lighthouse Restaurant (1927 - 1972; at Long Wharf location)

Lima Apartments Hotel

Linda Vista Park (today, Palisades Park, Santa Monica - Early 1900s)

Lincoln Heights Jail (1927; 401 North Avenue 19)

Lincoln Park (1881, aka Eastlake Park)

Lindbergh Beacon (City Hall)

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

Lindley Building (6th and Broadway)

Lindley F. Bothwell Ranch (5300 Oakdale Avenue, Woodland Hills)

Little Brown Church in the Valley (4418 Coldwater Cyn, Studio City)

Little Joe's Restaurant (Broadway and College)

Little Santa Monica Boulevard (aka South Santa Monica Boulevard also Burton Way)

Litton Industries (Woodland Hills)

Llewellyn "Chester" Lamps (1903, West Adams District)

Locke Hotel

Loew Residence (1417 S. Figueroa)

Loew's State Theatre (1921 - Broadway and 7th, SW Corner)

Long Beach (1920s)

Long Wharf (1893 - 1920, Santa Monica)

Longfellow Octagon House (1893, San Pascual Street, Pasadena; currently at Heritage Square Museum)

Longs Drugs (1959, today Wells Fargo Building, 12201 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood)

Longstreet Mansion (1870s, Palm Drive, n/o Adams Boulevard)

Longstreet Palms (1870s, along with the Arcade Depot Palm, considered to be the oldest trees in LA)

Loof Pleasure Pier and Santa Monica Pier (1917)

Lookout Mountain Inn (1910-1918; Laurel Cyn, West Hollywood)

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

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

Lorena and Fourth Street Bridge (1928, Boyle Heights)

Los Altos Apartments (1926, 4121 Wilshire Blvd, Wilshire and Bronson Ave, NE Corner)

Los Angeles' 1st Jail

Los Angeles Alligator Farm (later California Alligator Farm)

Los Angeles Athletic Club (1880, 1st building, Spring Street between 29th & 31st Streets)

Los Angeles Athletic Club (1885 - 226 South Spring Street)

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

Los Angeles and 5th Streets (2018)

Los Angeles and Arcadia Streets (1895)

Los Angeles & Independence Railroad (1875, Los Angeles to Santa Monica)

Los Angeles & Independence Railroad Depot (1875, Fifth Street and San Pedro Street)

Los Angeles & Independence Railroad Wharf (aka Shoo Fly Wharf - Santa Monica)

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 Cable Railway (1887; Boyle Heights to Westlake Park and Grand Ave)

Los Angeles Cable Railway Barn (1889)

Los Angeles Central Library (1929+)

Los Angeles City Hall (1888-1928; 226 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles City Hall (1927 - 1940; Early Views of City Hall - 200 N. Spring St.)

Los Angeles City Hall (1928 - Today; 200 N. Spring St)

Los Angeles City Hall and Civic Center (1928 - 1940)

Los Angeles City Market (1901+)

Los Angeles City Market (1927+)

Los Angeles Commercial Center (1860-1880; Uptown LA)

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 County Orphanage (1899, aka Sisters' Orphans Home, 917 S. Boyle Ave, Boyle Heights)

Los Angeles Daily Herald (1873-1931; 130 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles Early 1920s Video (Downtown Traffic, Pershing Square, Angels Flight, LA Aqueduct, LA Oilfield)

Los Angeles Electric Railway Company (1886-1887; 1st Electric Streetcars - Charles Howland)

Los Angeles Examiner (1903 - 509 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles Examiner Building 2 (1914; 2nd location, 1111 S. Broadway, aka Herald Examiner Building)

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

Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corporation

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 Mormon Temple (1956, 10777 Santa Monica Boulevard)

Los Angeles Motor Bus Line (1923 - 1949, Wilshire Boulevard)

Los Angeles National Bank (1887; 1st and Spring, NE Corner)

Los Angeles Oil Field (1892)

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

Los Angeles Plaza (Early Views of Los Angeles Plaza, 1850+)

Los Angeles Polytechnic High School

Los Angeles Railway (1895-1945; LARy - aka the Yellow Cars of Los Angeles)

Los Angeles Railway System Map (1906 - Includes: LARy/Yellow Cars, PERy/Red Cars, LA Inter-Urban, LA Pacific R.R., LA & Redondo Ry)

Los Angeles River (San Fernando Valley)

Los Angeles River (The Unpredictable)

Los Angeles River Channelization (1938 - 1958)

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

Los Angeles River Flood of 1938

Los Angeles Sharpshooters (1898, aka Kelly's Kayotes)

Los Angeles Soap Company (1880s; 1st and Alameda Streets)

Los Angeles Stock Exchange (1900)

Los Angeles Stock Exchange Building (1929; 618 S. Spring Street)

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

Los Angeles Theatre (1931, 615 S. Broadway)

Los Angeles Transit Map (1928)

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 (1957 - Present, Encino)

Los Feliz Boulevard Bridge (1925, Originally called the "Tropico Bridge")

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

Lower San Fernando Reservoir (aka Lower Van Norman Reservoir)

Lower Van Norman Reservoir (aka Lower San Fernando Reservoir)

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)

Lytton Savings and Loan (1960, Sunsent Boulevard in West Hollywood)

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MacArthur Park (called Westlake Park pre-1932)

Mack Sennett Studios (1912 - aka Keystone Studios - Edendale, currently 1712 Glendale Boulevard, Echo Park)

Maclay School of Theology (1885 - San Fernado)

Macy Street Bridge (1870-1904; LA's 1st Bridge; Covered Bridge over the Los Angeles River)

Macy Street Bridge (ca.1905-1925; Metal Truss Bridge - Los Angeles River)

Macy Street Bridge (1926- renamed Cesar Chavez Bridge in 1995; Los Angeles River)

Macy Street School (1881, corner of Macy and Bridget Streets)

Maddux Airlines (1927)

Maddux Airlines Office (1928, 636 S. Olive Street)

Magic Castle (1909 - Lane Mansion aka Holly Chateau, 7001 Franklin Ave)

Magic Mountain (1970 - Valencia)

Main and 2nd Streets (1880s)

Main and 3rd Streets (1880s)

Main and 4th Streets (1887 - 1906)

Main and 4th Streets (1906)

Main and 5th Streets (1890s)

Main and 6th Streets (1886)

Main and Market Streets (1930s, U.S. Hotel and Amestoy Building)

Main and Winston Streets (1880s & 1890s - Between 4th and 5th streets)

Main, Spring, and 9th Street Junction (1873+; Intersection)

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

Main, Temple, and Spring Street Junction (1870s - Location of Today's City Hall)

Majestic Theater (1908-1933; aka Hamburger's Majestic, 845 S. Broadway)

Malibu Pier (1905)

Mandarin Market (1929, 1234-1248 Vine Street)

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

Marineland of the Pacific (1954-1987; aka Marineland - Rancho Palos Verdes)

Marian Elementary School (1918 - Reseda)

Marina del Rey (and Ballona Creek)

Marion Davies' Mansion (1921 - today Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica)

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

Mark Taper Forum (Music Center)

Marsden Apartments (1935; 1745 N. Gramercy Place, Hollywood)

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

Marwyck Ranch (Northridge)

Mar-Wick Food Mart (Today, Follow Your Heart - Canoga Park)

Maryland Apartments (95 S. Las Robles Avenue)

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, later Mason Theater)

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

Masonic Temple - Glendale (1920s - 232 S. Brand Blvd)

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 (1927 - 1044 S. Hill St)

McClure Tunnel (1936, Santa Monica)

McDonald Block (1876, Main Steet across from the Temple 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 Cafe (Wilshire and Detroit, 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)

Melrose Hotel (1927 - 5162 Melrose Ave - aka Melrose Arms, Monte Cristo Island Apts, and Hollywood Historic Hotel)

Melrose Motor Service (7919 Melrose Ave)

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

Memorial Coliseum (1922)

Memorial Coliseum (Olympics - 1930s+)

Mercantile Arcade Building (Broadway-Spring Arcade)

Mercantile Place

Merced Theater

Merchants Trust Company Building (1905; 207 S. Broadway)

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

Mercury Aviation Field (DeMille Field #2)

Merritt Building (8th & Broadway, NW Corner)

Merritt Mansion (1908 - 99 Terrace Drive, Pasadena)

Metro Studios (1025 Lillian Way)

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

Metropolitan Streetlight Standard (Hollywood - 1920s)

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)

Millard House (1923, aka ‘La Miniatura’, 645 Prospect Crescent, Pasadena)

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

Mines Field (later LAX)

Minnewaska Hotel (1903-1964; aka Dome Hotel and Apartments, 201 S. Grand Ave, 2nd and Grand, SW Corner)

Miracle Market (1950 - Nordhoff and Sepulveda, NW Corner)

Miracle Mile (Wilshire Blvd, Fairfax to Highland)

Miracle Mile (1920s & 1930s - Wilshire, Fairfax to La Brea)

Miracle Mile (1940s & 1950s - Wilshire, Fairfax to La Brea/Highland)

Miracle Mile (1950+)

Miramar Hotel (1889, Senator Jones Residence - 1924, Hotel - Santa Monica)

Mirror Building (1948, 145 S. Spring Street, 2nd and Spring, NW Corner)

Mission Burrito Restaurant (21425 Vanowen Street, Vanowen and Alabama, NE Corner)

Mission Hills (1935+)

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

Mocambo Nightclub (8588 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood)

Moll Residence (Future site of the Roosevelt Hotel, SW corner of Orange Dr. and Hollywood Blvd)

Monte Vista Hotel (1886, aka Monte Vista Tavern, later Cypress Manor, Monte Vista - today Sunland)

Monnette House (previously Jeremy House)

Montmartre Cafe (1923, 1st Nightclub in 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 (1928, Yucca Vine Tower)

Mt. Lee Tower (Hollywood Hills)

Mt. Lowe Railway (1893)

Mt. Wilson Observatory (1907, San Gabriel Mountains)

Mudd Memorial Hall (USC)

Mulholland, William (Biography)

Mulholland Dam and Hollywood Reservoir

Mulholland Drive Viaduct (1940 - Cahuenga Pass)

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)

Muscle Beach (1940s to 1950s)

Muse of Music Sculpture (1940 - Hollywood Bowl)

Museum Square (5757 Wilshire Blvd, aka Prudential Building & SAG-AFTRA Plaza)

Music Center (1965 - aka Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)

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)

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

Nash Bros. Grocery Store (Pasadena - 1890s)

Nat Goodwin Cafe (1913 – Bristol Pier, Santa Monica Bay)

Nate ‘n Al Delicatessen (1945 - 414 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills)

National Soldiers' Home (aka Sawtelle Veterans Home - now VA Medical Center)

Natural History Museum (Exposition Park)

Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center (1941, Chavez Ravine)

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

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

Nelson Flats (1910, 515-519 East 4th Street)

Nestor Film Company (also Christie Studios, Hollywood's 1st Studio, 1911 - 1936, Sunset and Gower, NW Corner)

New Hotel Broadway (Adjacent to Court Flight)

Newell and Gammon Building (1920, 131 South Broadway)

Newmark & Co. Building (Amestoy Block)

Newmark Building (aka Blanchard Music Hall, 233 S. Broadway)

Nikabob Cafe (875 S. Western Avenue)

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

Norbig Studios (1914, 1745-1751 Allesandro, now Glendale Blvd)

Norms Restaurant (426 N. La Cienega Boulevard)

North Beach Bath House (1898 - Santa Monica)

North Beach Pier (1898 - Santa Monica)

North Hollywood (1940's and 1950's)

North Hollywood Federal Savings (Lankershim Blvd and Riverside Drive)

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

North Hollywood Television (Moorpark and Tujunga)

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 (1929 - Today)

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Occidental College

Occidental Hotel

Ocean Park (1900 - 1907; Pier Avenue, Santa Monica)

Ocean Park (1910 - 1912; Santa Monica)

Ocean Park and Other Santa Monica Amusement Parks (Early 1900s)

Ocean Park Bath House

Ocean Park City Hall (later Venice City Hall)

Oil Boom of the 1890s

Oil Wells in Residential Areas (1930s)

Old Plaza Church

Old Plaza Firehouse

Olive Street School

Olvera St. Theatre (Originally Leo Carillo Theatre)

Olympic Auditorium (aka Grand Olympic Auditorium)

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

Oneonta Park Junction (ca. 1910, South Pasadena)

Oneonta Park Junction (1937, South Pasadena)

Onizuka Street (previously Weller Street, Little Tokyo)

Orange (later Wilshire) and Lucas (1892 - NW Corner - Today's Home of the Good Samaritan Hospital)

Orcutt Ranch (1931 - 1932, 23600 Roscoe Blvd)

Oriental Theater (Originally Granada Theater, West Coast Hollywood Theatre, today Guitar Center-7425 Sunset)

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, 842 S. Broadway)

Outpost Sign (Hollywood Hills)

Overhead Line Congestion (1890s)

Overhead Line Congestion (1920s)

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

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

Owl Drug Company Buidling (aka Julian Medical Building, 6382 Hollywood Blvd)

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-Asia Museum (1929, aka Grace Nicholson Bazaar and Art Gallery, 46 N. Los Robles Ave, Pasadena)

Pacific Electric Building (aka Huntington Building - 1905 - 6th and Main, SE Corner)

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

Pacific Electric Red Cars (Hollywood)

Pacific Electric Subway Tunnel - Eastern Portal (Subway Terminal Building)

Pacific Electric Subway Tunnel - Western Portal (1924, aka Belmont Tunnel and Hollywood Tunnel)

Pacific Mutual Building (1908, Olive and 6th, NW Corner)

Pacific Ocean Park (1958 - aka POP)

Pacific Palisades Lighthouse and Bathhouse (1927 - 1972; at Long Wharf location)

Pacific Railway Company (1888, formerly Los Angeles Railway)

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

Pacoima (1929+)

Pacoima (1950+)

Palace Grand Theatre (1914, Glendale)

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

Palladium (6215 W. Sunset Blvd)

Palisades del Rey (1920+, later Playa del Rey)

Palisades Park (originally Linda Vista Park, Santa Monica - Early 1900s)

Palisades Park Views (1920s+, Santa Monica)

Palm Drive and Adams Boulevard (Location of LA's Oldest Palm Trees)

Palomar Ballroom (originally El Patio Ballroom then Rainbow Gardens)

Palos Verdes Peninsula (1920s & 30s)

Pan Pacific Auditorium (1935 - 1992)

Pan Pacific Theatre (1936, 7554 Beverly Boulevard)

Pan Pacific Village Complex (7500 block of Beverly Boulevard)

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

Panorama City (1960s)

Panorama City Shopping Mall (Roscoe and Van Nuys Blvds)

Panorama Market (1954 - Devonshire and Sepulveda, NW Corner)

Panorama Dairy and Sheep Ranch (1949 - San Fernando Valley)

Panorama Rotunda (1887 - 300 block of S. Main Street)

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

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

Pantages Theatre (1930; 3rd Pantages, Hollywood Blvd and Argyle Ave, NW Corner)

Pantry Café (9th & Figueroa)

Pappy's Restaurant (1965, 7625 Topanga Cyn Blvd, Currently “2 Die For Sushi Restaurant”)

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

Paramount Pictures (Hollywood)

Paramount Studios (5555 Melrose Avenue)

Paramount Theatre (aka El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Boulevard)

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)

Park Wilshire Apartments (1924, originally Victoria Arms Hotel Apartments, 2424 Wilshire Boulevard)

Parker Center (1954-2009, LAPD Headquarters - 150 N. Los Angeles Street)

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

Pasadena (Early Views of Pasadena)

Pasadena Athletic Club (1927-1977; 425 E. Green Street)

Pasadena City Hall (1925, 100 North Garfield Avenue)

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

Pasadena Freeway (aka Arroyo Seco Parkway)

Pasadena Furniture Co Building (later Sears, 532 E. Colorado)

Pasadena Grand Opera House (1889 - 1926)

Pasadena Pioneers Bridge (1953- aka Colorado Freeway Bridge)

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

Pasadena Public Library (1927, 285 E. Walnut Street)

Pasadena Star-News Building (1925, 525 E. Colorado Blvd, Oakland Ave and Colorado, NE Corner)

Pasadena Winter Garden (1940 - 171 S. Arroyo Parkway)

Patmar's Drive-in Restaurant and Motel Complex (El Segundo)

Patriotic Hall (1926; 1816 S. Figueroa St.)

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

PE Red Cars System Map (1906 - Includes: LARy/Yellow Cars, PERy/Red Cars, LA Inter-Urban, LA Pacific R.R., LA & Redondo Ry)

Pelli Tower (1990, Today called 777 Tower, aka Citicorp Center, Figueroa and 8th Streets, SW Corner)

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

Penguin Coffee Shop (1959, Lincoln and Olympic Blvds. - Santa Monica)

People's Store (1880s - aka Hamburger and Son's People's Store, later Hambruger's Store)

Peppermint Stick Club (15463 Ventura Blvd, Studio City)

Perpetual Savings and Loan Building (1961, 9720 Wilshire, McCarty Drive and Wilshire, SW Corner)

Pershing Square (1800s)

Pershing Square Area (1910s)

Pershing Square (1930)

Pershing Square (1950s+)

Pershing Square (1995+)

Philharmonic Auditorium Building (aka Clune's Auditorium and Auditorium Building, 5th and Olive, NE Corner)

Philippe's the Original (1908, 1001 Alameda at Ord, NW Corner)

Phillips Block (1887, 25-37 N. Spring Street)

Pickford-Fairbanks Studios

Pico Boulevard (1888 - 1897; Figueroa, Flower, Alvardo)

Pico Court (1935+, Mission Hills)

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

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

Pico-San Vincente Viaduct (1927, Pico and San Vincente)

Picwood Theatre (10872 W Pico Blvd)

Pier Avenue (Ocean Park, early 1900s)

Pierce College (1947)

Piers of Santa Monica Bay

Pig 'N Whistle Café (1927, 6714 Hollywood Boulevard)

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

Pike Amusement Park (1905 - Long Beach)

Pilgrimage Play Theatre (later John Ford Theatre)

Pink's Hot Dogs (709 N. La Brea Ave)

Pioneer Store (1897, Lankershim and Chandler, SW Corner)

Pizza Cookery (1975-2019; 6209 Topanga Cyn Blvd, near Erwin Street)

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

Placerita Canyon Gold Rush (1842)

Platt Building (1927, 832 S. Broadway)

Playa del Rey (1902+)

Playa del Rey (1920+, originally Palisades del Rey)

Playa del Rey Incline Railway (1901-1909)

Playa del Rey Lagoon (1902+)

Playa del Rey Motordrome (1910)

Players Nightclub (8225 Sunset Blvd)

Plaza Church

Plaza of Los Angeles

Plaza Firehouse

Plaza Market (1929 - 4651 Pico Boulevard)

Plaza Methodist Church

Plaza Substation (1913 - Olvera Street)

Polytechnic High School

Point Fermin Café (Point Fermin Park, San Pedro)

Point Fermin Lighthouse (Point Fermin Park, San Pedro)

Point Fermin Park (San Pedro)

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

POP (1958 - aka Pacific Ocean Park)

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

Porter Ranch (San Fernando Valley)

Poundcake Hill (1869 - Today)

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

Prudential Building (1948, 5757 Wilshire Blvd, aka Museum Square & SAG-AFTRA Plaza)

Pueblo to Metropolis (A Short History of Water in Los Angeles)

Pump Room Restaurant (14445 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks)

Pumpkin Building (3611 Magnolia Blvd, Burbank - 1927)

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Queens Arms Restaurant (16325 Ventura Boulevard, Encino)

Quinn's Superba Theatre (1914; 518 S. Broadway)

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Radio Center Market (Vine St.)

Radio City (Hollywood)

Railway System Map (1906 - Includes: LARy/Yellow Cars, PERy/Red Cars, LA Inter-Urban, LA Pacific R.R., LA & Redondo Ry)

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

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

Rainbow House (aka Garcia House - 7436 Mulholland Dr.)

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

Ralphs Market (Hollywood)

Ralphs Market (Buena Vista & Victory)

Ralphs Market (Westwood Blvd. and Lindbrook Drive - NE Corner)

Ralphs Market (Wilshire and Hauser, NE Corner - Miracle Mile)

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 Golf Course (1950s)

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)

Rancho Sombrero (aka Stetson Residence, Sylmar)

Randy's Donuts (Originally Big Donut Drive-in, 805 W. Manchester, Inglewood)

Rathbuns Department Store (5311 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood)

Ravenswood Apartments (570 S. Rossmore Ave)

Raymond Hotel (1886 - 1895, Original)

Raymond Hotel (1901 - 1936, Second)

Raymond Theatre (1921, Pasadena)

Red Cars (1906 - Includes: LARy/Yellow Cars, PERy/Red Cars, LA Inter-Urban, LA Pacific R.R., LA & Redondo Ry)

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)

Reseda Park (Reseda Blvd and Victory Blvd, NE)

Reseda State Bank (Sherman Way and Reseda Blvd, S/W Corner)

Reseda Theater (18443 Sherman Way)

Rex Arms Apartments (1912-1976, 945 Orange Street later Wilshire Blvd)

Richfield Oil Company Building (1929, 555 S. Flower St.)

Richfield Oil Company Building (1937+)

Richelieu Hotel (1881 - 140 S. Grand Ave)

Ridgewood Military Academy (1942-1981; 20764 Ventura Blvd)

Rindge Residence (1902)

River Power House (1917, near the corner of Diaz Avenue and Ventura Blvd at LA River)

RKO Studios (Gower and Melrose)

Robert Morton Organ Co. (1926 - Van Nuys)

Roberts Drive-in Restaurant (Burbank)

Roberts Bros. Drive-in Restaurant (Wilshire and Vermont, near SW Corner)

Robinson Mansion

Robinson's Department Store (1915, 7th and Grand, Downtown LA)

Robinson's Department Store (1952, 9900 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills)

Rocha Adobe (1st City Hall and Jail)

Rocketdyne (Canoga Park, 6633 Canoga Ave)

Rocketdyne Field Laboratory(Santa Susana Mountains)

Rodeo Drive (Beverly Hills)

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)

Roosevelt Highway Opening (1929 - Last Segment linking Mexico with Canada - Malibu)

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

Roscoe, City of (later Sun Valley - 1948)

Rose Bowl (1st)

Rose Bowl (1930s & 1940s)

Rose Mansion (4th and Grand, SE Corner)

Rosslyn Hotel and Annex (1913 & 1923 - 5th and Main street, SW & NW corners)

Round House Adobe (built in 1854)

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

Royal Albatross Service Station (1939, Ventura Place and Laurel Cyn Blvd, Studio City)

Ruber Residence (145 N. Flower St.)

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Sackett Hotel (1888 - 1st Hotel in Cahuenga Valley / Hollywood)

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

SAG-AFTRA Plaza (5757 Wilshire Blvd, aka Prudential Building & Museum Square)

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

Salt Lake Oil Field (Vicinity of Fairfax and 3rd Street)

Salvation Army (1890s - 1st & Weller)

San Diego Freeway, Construction of (405 Freewy)

City of San Fernando 1 (1882)

City of San Fernando 2 (1908)

City of San Fernando 3 (1938-1953)

San Fernando Hotel (1890, 700 San Fernando Street, later N. Spring Street, Sonora Town)

San Fernando and Maclay (1950s)

San Fernando Mission (1797 - Present)

San Fernando Reservoir (aka Lower Van Norman Reservoir)

San Fernando Valley Map (1870 - 1910; Land Division by Ranches and Towns)

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 - Community Name Origins (SFV Communities)

San Fernando Valley - Street Name Origins (SFV Street Names)

San Fernando Valley Flooding (1938)

San Fernando Valley State College (1958 - Now CSUN)

San Francisquito Power Plant No. 1 (1917 - LA's First Major Hydro Electric Power Plant)

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)

San Pedro Pacific Electric Depot (1920 - 1961)

San Vicente and Wilshire (1922+)

Santa Anita Racetrack (1907 - 1909)

Santa Anita Racetrack (1934+)

Santa Anita Racetrack - Japanese American Internment (1942 - World War 2)

Santa Catalina Island (1880 - Present)

Santa Claus Lane (Hollywood)

Santa Fe Railroad Hospital (Boyle Heights)

Santa Fe Transcontinental Railway (1885 - aka Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway)

Santa Monica (1875 - Present)

Santa Monica Air Line (Pacific Electric)

Santa Monica Airport (originally Clover Field)

Santa Monica Beach Clubs (1920s & 1930s)

Santa Monica Boulevard (1920s - Hollywood)

Santa Monica Blvd and Fairfax Ave (ca. 1970 - West Hollywood)

Santa Monica Blvd and Western Ave (1920s - Hollywood)

Santa Monica Canyon (1880s+)

Santa Monica Canyon (1890s+)

Santa Monica City Hall (1903)

Santa Monica High School (1916+)

Santa Monica Hotel (1880s)

Santa Monica Lifeguard Headquarters (1959; 1642 Ocean Front Walk, near Santa Monica Pier)

Santa Monica Lifeguard Service (1920s)

Santa Monica Municipal Pier (1909; 1st Concrete Pier on the West Coast)

Santa Monica Pier (1917 – Combination of Loof Pleasure Pier and Santa Monica Municipal Pier)

Santa Monica Pier Sign (1940)

Santa Monica Yacht Harbor (1933)

Santa Susana Pass Road (Chatsworth - Simi Valley)

Santa Susana School (1890, later Chatsworth Park School, Topanga Cyn Blvd and Devonshire, NW Corner)

Sardi's Restaurant (6313 Hollywood Blvd)

Satyr Book Shop (1622 Vine Street, Hollywood)

Sawtelle Boulevard (1939)

Sawtelle, City of (1890s+)

Sawtelle Reservoir (1924 - Near UCLA Campus)

Sawtelle Veterans Home (aka National Soldiers' Home - now VA Medical Center)

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

Scandia Restaurant (9040 Sunset Blvd - West Hollywood)

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)

Seaboard National Bank Building (1930, 5505 Wilshire Blvd, later B of A, Wilshire and Dunsmuire, NW Corner)

Sears Building (Boyle Heights - 1935)

Sears Building (Glendale)

Second Street Cable Railway (1885 - 1889; 1st Cable Car System in LA)

Second Street Cable Railway (Into Obsolescence - 1885 - 1902)

Second Street Park (1885 - Intersection of Glendale Boulevard and First and Second Streets)

Second Street Tunnel (1924)

Security-First National Bank Building (5209 Wilshire Blvd)

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

Selig Polyscope Company Studio (1909 - 1845 Allesandro St, later Glendale Blvd, Edendale)

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

Sennett Studios (1912 - aka Keystone Studios - Edendale, currently 1712 Glendale Boulevard, Echo Park)

Sepulveda Blvd and Chatsworth Rd (1928, Mission Hills)

Sepulveda Dam (1941)

Sepulveda House (1877 - Olvera Street)

Sepulveda Pass (405 Freeway)

Sepulveda Tunnel (1930 - Sepulveda Pass)

Sepulveda Tunnel (1953 - LAX)

Seven Seas Restaurant & Nightclub (6904 Hollywood Boulevard)

Seventh Street (1912 - 1913; Olive & Hill - Downtown)

Seymour Apartments

SFV - Community Name Origins (SFV Communities)

SFV - Street Name Origins (SFV Street Names)

Shadow Ranch (West Hills)

Shakespeare Bridge

Shatto Residence (Lucas & Orange St, later Wilshire)

Sherman Oaks (1958 - SFV)

Sherman, Town of (West Hollywood)

Sherman Way (Reseda, 1950s)

Sherman Way and Shoup Ave (1970s)

Ships Coffee Shop (Westwood)

Shoup Ave and Burbank Blvd (1949 - Woodland Hills)

Shoup Ave and Oxnard St (1949 - Woodland Hills )

Shoup Ave and Roscoe Blvd (1956 - Canoga Park)

Shoup Ave and Sherman Way (1970s - Canoga Park)

Shoup Ave and Vanowen St (1940s-1956 - Canoga Park)

Shoup Ave and Ventura Blvd (1950s - Woodland Hills)

Shrine Auditorium (1906 - aka Al Malakah Temple)

Shrine Auditorium (1926)

Shutter Shak Photo Kiosk (1970s - 15336 Goldenwest Avenue)

Signal Hill (aka "Porcupine Hill")

Signal Oil Building (811 West 7th St. - aka the Fine Arts Building, the Havenstrite Building, and Global Marine House)

Significant Dates in LADWP History

Signoret Block (1874 - Main and Turner streets, north of Arcadia Street, opposite the Pico House)

Signs and Billboards

Sierra’s Mexican Restaurant (6819 Canoga Avenue, Vanowen and Canoga, NW Corner)

Silent Movie Theatre (611 N. Fairfax)

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

Silverwood's Department Store (611 W. 7th Street, Downtown)

Silverwood's Department Store (Wilshire Tower Building, Wilshire and Burnside, SE Corner, Miracle Mile)

Simi Freeway (118)

Simon's Drive-in Restaurant (Fairfax and Wilshire, NW Corner)

Simon's Drive-in Restaurant (8801 Sunset Blvd - later Dolores Drive-in, Jack’s on the Strip, & Tower Records)

Simon's Drive-in Restaurant (Wilshire and Hoover, SW Corner, later Stan's Drive-in)

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

Sinai Temple (1930)

Sisters' Orphans Home (1899, aka L.A. County Orphanage, 917 S. Boyle Ave, Boyle Heights)

Sixth Street Bridge (1932, aka 6th Street Viaduct)

Sixth Street Bridge and Drag Racing (1950s +)

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

Slate Dirigible (1920s, Glendale Airport)

Smog in Early Los Angeles (1940s - Today)

Snow Hotel (1910, later Hotel Southland, 804 W. 6th Street, 6th and Flower, SW Corner)

Snow in the San Fernando Valley (Storm of 1949)

Snowbird Ice Cream (1948, later Baskin-Robbins, 1130 S. Adams Street, Glendale)

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)

Sorrento Ruins (originally Gables Hotel then Sorrento Club Garage - Santa Monica)

South Pasadena Middle School (1928)

Southern California Amusement Parks (Early Views)

Southern Pacific Coast Daylight (SF to Los Angeles)

Southern Pacific Depot (1914 - aka Central Station)

Southern Pacific Railroad Yard (aka Taylor Yard)

Southern Pacific River Station (San Fernando Rd)

Southland Hotel (1916, originally Hotel Snow, 804 W. 6th Street, 6th and Flower, SW Corner)

Southwest Building (ca. 1903; 130 S. Broadway - LA Chamber of Commerce: 1903-1925)

Southwest Museum

Spago Restaurant (8795 Sunset Boulevard - West Hollywood)

Spanish Kitchen, Original (7373 W. Beverly Blvd)

Sparkletts Building

Spencer Tracy Ranch (1930s, 5508 White Oak Ave, Encino)

Sphinx Realty Co. (Fairfax Ave)

Sports Arena (aka Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena)

Spring and 1st Street (1883+)

Spring and 1st Street (1888)

Spring and 1st Street (1888 - 1897)

Spring and 1st Street (1920)

Spring and 1st Street (1931)

Spring and 2nd Street (1890)

Spring and 2nd Street (Early 1900)

Spring and 2nd Street (1920)

Spring and 3rd Street (1888 - 1897)

Spring and 3rd Street (1902 - 1903)

Spring and 4th Street (1900 - 1906)

Spring and 5th Street (1886 - 1892)

Spring and 5th Street (1905)

Spring and 5th Street (1918 - 1924)

Spring and 6th Street (1882)

Spring and 6th Street (1906)

Spring and 8th Street (1899)

Spring Street School (1st LA Public School)

Spring Street School (2nd location)

Spruce Goose (1947, aka H-4 Hercules)

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

S.S. Avalon (Virginia: 1891–1918, Blue Ridge: 1918–1919, Avalon: 1919–1951)

S.S. Catalina (Catalina: 1924–1942, FS 99: 1942–1946, Catalina: 1946–2009)

S.S. Harvard (1907 - 1931)

S.S. Yale (Yalte: 1907-1945, Greyhoud: 1945-1949)

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

St. Athanasius Episcopal Church (1864 - 1st Episcopal Church in LA)

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

St. Francis Apartments

St. Francis Dam Disaster (March 12, 1928)

St. James' Episcopal Church

St. Mark's Hotel (1905, Ocean Front and Windward Ave, Venice)

St. Mary Catholic Church (1896 - Boyle Heights)

St. Mary the Virgin Anglican-Rite Catholic Church (22601 Lassen Street, Chatsworth)

St. Paul's Pro-Cathedral (1883 - 523 S. Olive, current site of the Biltmore Hotel)

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

St. Vibiana's Cathedral Views (1890s)

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 1924; 2131 W. Third St)

Stahl House (Hollywood Hills)

Staples Center (Downtown)

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

Stan's Drive-in Restaurant (Beverly and La Brea, NW Corner)

Stan's Drive-in Restaurant (4400 block of Sunset, East Hollywood)

Stan's Drive-in Restaurant (Wilshire and Hoover, SW Corner - previously Simon's)

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

State Normal School (1881 - 1924, Grand Ave and 5th Street, location of the current Central Library)

State Normal School (UCLA)

Statler Hilton (1952-2013; originally Statler Center, later Los Angeles Hilton and Wilshire Grand Hotel)

Stearns Adobe

Stephen M. White - Statue (1891, LA County Courthouse)

Sterling Plaza (aka California Bank Building, Beverly Hills, 9441 Wilshire Blvd)

Stetson Residence (aka Rancho Sombrero, Sylmar)

Stimson House (1891 - aka 'The Castle')

Stock Exchange Building (619 S. Spring)

Stone Canyon Reservoir (1924, Upper & Lower)

Stoney Point (1930s & 1940s, Chatsworth)

Stoney Point (1960s+, Chatsworth)

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

Street Name Origins (San Fernando Valley)

Streetcars: Horse-Drawn (1874 - 1888; LA's 1st Horse-Drawn Streetcars)

Streetcars: Cable (1885 - 1902; LA's 1st Cable Streetcars)

Streetcars: Electric (1886; LA's 1st Electric Streetcars)

Streetcars: Gasoline-Powered (1897; Mateo Street & Santa Fe Ave. Street Car Co.)

Streetcars: Los Angeles Railway (1895-1945; LARy - aka the Yellow Cars of Los Angeles)

Streetlight and Trolley Combination Poles (UM-2502 - Modification of a Dual-lamp UM-1906)

Streetlight, Trolley, and Power Combination Poles (1930s - Hollywood)

Streetlights (Beverly Hills)

Streetlights ('Broadway' Llewellyn Dual-lamp Electrolier – 1920s)

Streetlights (Broadway Rose and Broadway Specials)

Streetlights (Century City Special - 1960+)

Streetlights (Chester Lamps - 1903, West Adams District)

Streetlights (Davit-style, aka Cobra Streetlight; 1950-1980)

Streetlights (Dual-lamp Union Metal Electroliers - UM-1906 - Mid-1920s)

Streetlights (Five-globe Llewellyn Electroliers - 1900+)

Streetlights (Five-globe Llewellyn Electroliers - 1930+)

Streetlights (Hollywood - Metropolitan Streetlight Standard - 1920s)

Streetlights (Hollywood Special - 1960+)

Streetlights (LA Streetlight History)

Streetlights (LAX Eaton Contemporary Electroliers- 2013)

Streetlights (1882 - LA's First Electric Streetlight)

Streetlights (Black-out Modification during WWII)

Streetlights (1913 - Early Van Nuys Streetlights)

Streetlights (Pico Five-Globe Llewellyn Electrolier – 1928)

Streetlights (Van Nuys Blvd - Brightest in the City - 1970s)

Streetlights (Vine Double - Hollywood)

Streetlights (Western - Dual-Lamp Llewellyn Electrolier)

Streetlights (Westwood Special - 1929)

Streetlights (Wilshire Double - 1950s; Wilshire Blvd, from Fairfax Ave to beyond Wilton Place)

Streetlights (Wilshire Special - 1928)

Streetlights (Winslow - Five-globe Llewellyn Electroliers - 1928; Hill Street, Downtown LA)

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

Studio City (1950s - 1960s, SFV)

Studio City Hand Car Wash (11514 Ventura Boulevard)

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

Sturgis Radio Store (1929; 5308 Wilshire Boulevard, near La Brea, SW Corner)

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

Sun Valley (1948+)

Sunbeam Theatre (Highland Park)

Sunfax Mart (Sunset & Fairfax)

Sunkist Building (1935 - 1972, Downtown, 5th and Hope St)

Sunkist Building (1970 - Sherman Oaks, 14130 Riverside Dr.)

Sunland - Tujunga (1914 - 1928)

Sunset and Doheny (1938, West Hollywood)

Sunset and Figueroa (1924)

Sunset and Gower (1933 - Present, aka Gower Gulch)

Sunset and PCH (1940)

Sunset Boulevard (1904 - Grand Opening - Echo Park)

Sunset Boulevard (1950s - between Argyle and El Centro Avenues, Hollywood)

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

Sunset Grill (7439 Sunset Boulevard)

Sunset Hotel (1890, 703 San Fernando Street, later N. Spring Street, Sonora Town)

Sunset Park(later La Fayette Park)

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

Sunset Strip Billboards (1960s - 1980s)

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

Sunset Trail (Santa Monica, 1905+)

Sunset Vine Tower (1963)

Sunspot Motel (aka Carl's at the Beach, Carl's Sea-Air Motel, Carl's Sea-Air Lodge - Pacific Palisades)

Super Bowl I (Coliseum)

Surfridge (1920+, portion of Playa del Rey)

Sylmar (1900 - 1950; Los Angeles Olive Growers Association)

Sylmar (1950s)

Syndicate Block (aka Arcade Block, 1912 - Owensmouth)

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Taft Building (1923, SE Corner of Hollywood and Vine)

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

Taix French Restaurant

Tally's New Broadway Theatre (1910, aka Kinemacolor Theatre, 833 S. Broadway)

Talmadge Apartments (3278 Wilshire Blvd)

Tam O'Shanter Restaurant (2980 Los Feliz Blvd)

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

Tarzana (1940s - 1960s, San Fernando Valley)

Tarzana Post Office (1930s and 1940s+)

Taylor Yard (aka Southern Pacific Railroad Yard)

Taylor Grocery and the Taylor Milling Company (became Taylor Yard - San Fernando Rd)

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

Temple and Broadway (1890-1900)

Temple and Broadway (1932)

Temple and Broadway (1937+)

Temple and Hill Streets (1884 - 1906)

Temple Block (1850+)

Temple Block (1858 - 1876)

Temple Block (1885 - 1891)

Temple Block to City Hall (1885 - 1928)

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

Temple Street (1876, w/o Bunker Hill)

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 Point (Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, Beverly Hills)

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 - 1961)

Third and Fairfax Area (1940s & 1950s)

Third Street Promenade (Santa Monica, 1880)

Thrid Street Promenade (Santa Monica, 1910)

Third Street Promenade (Santa Monica, 1933+)

Third Street Tunnel (1901)

Third Street Tunnel (1944+ )

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

Throop Polytechnic Institute (later California Institute of Technology - Caltech)

Tilford's Restaurant and Coffee Shop (1949, Wilshire and La Brea, NW Corner)

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

Tishman Plaza (1952, later Central Plaza, 3440-3460 Wilshire Boulevard, at Normandie)

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

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

Toluca Yard (aka PE Belmont Yard, North portal of Belmont Tunnel)

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)

Tommy's Restaurant (1947 - Not the Hamburger Chain - 6343 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood)

Toonerville Trolley Sandwich Shop

Topanga Amusement Center

Topanga Canyon (1909)

Topanga Canyon Road (1900 - 1921)

Topanga Canyon Summit (1920s)

Topanga Canyon Summit (1937 - 1942)

Topanga Plaza Mall (1964 - Woodland Hills)

Topanga Theatre (Topanga and Victory Blvd, SE Corner)

Touraine Apartments (457 S. Hope)

Tournament of Roses Parade (1890, Pasadena)

Tower Records (1971 - Sunset Strip)

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

Towers Motors (1949, 600 E. Colorado Street, Glendale)

Town House Building (Wilshire and Commonwealth)

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

Tracy Ranch (1930s, Spencer and Louise Tracy, 5508 White Oak Ave, Encino)

Travel Town (Griffith Park)

Treaty of Cahuenga (1847)

Trinity Auditorium (1914 - 851 S. Grand)

Tropical Ice Gardens (1938, Westwood Village)

Tropico, Town of (1918 - Annexed into Glendale & Los Angeles)

Troubadour Nightclub (Sunset Strip)

Turnverein Hall (1888; 321 S. Main Street)

Twin Lakes Park (ca. 1920 - Chatsworth)

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UCLA (Early Views of)

UCLA & Westwood (Early Views of)

UCLA Bridge (1928 - aka Arroyo Bridge)

UCLA is Born

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

Union Station (1939+)

Union Station (Contemporary Views)

United Artists Theater (1927 - 933 S. Broadway)

Universal City (1928)

Universal Studios (1915 - Present - Universal City)

Universalist Church (1890 - Raymond and Chestnut Streets, SE Corner - Pasadena)

U.S. Bank Tower (1989, formerly Library Tower and First Interstate Bank World Center)

USC (University of Southern California)

USC Pacific Asia Museum (1929, aka Grace Nicholson Bazaar and Art Gallery, 46 N. Los Robles Ave, Pasadena)

U.S. Hotel (ca. 1863, Market St and Main St, SE Corner)

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

U.S. Post Office Terminal Annex Building (1940; 900 N. Alameda Street)

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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 Recreational Center (1938 - 12229 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City)

Valley Refrigeration Co. Store (Canoga Park, today Work Boot Warehouse)

Valley State College (aka San Fernando Valley State, CSUN)

Valley Steam Plant (1953; 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 and Masselin Ave, NE Corner - Miracle Mile)

Van de Kamp's Bakery Headquarters (1939 Fletcher Drive)

Van de Kamp's Drive-in (Fletcher Drive and San Fernando Rd, Atwater)

Van Norman Reservoir (aka Lower San Fernando Reservoir)

Van Nuys (1911 - Town of Van Nuys)

Van Nuys (1920s)

Van Nuys (1960s)

Van Nuys Airport (1928 - Originally Metropolitan Airport)

Van Nuys Blvd (1920s)

Van Nuys Blvd (1940s & 1950s)

Van Nuys Blvd (1970s)

Van Nuys City Hall (1932)

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

Van Nuys Grammar School (1912, 6464 Sylmar Ave)

Van Nuys High School (1914, 6535 Cedros Ave at Haynes St)

Van Nuys Hotel (1910s - 6211 Van Nuys Blvd)

Van Nuys Hotel (1897 - later Barclay Hotel, 4th & Main St, NW Corner)

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

Van Nuys Residence (San Fernando Valley)

Variety Arts Center Building (1924; 940 S. Figueroa St - aka Friday Morning Club Building)

Variety Arts Theatre (1924; 940 S. Figueroa St - aka Figueroa Playhouse)

Vejar Stage Station (Built in 1820, Agoura)

Velvet Turtle (Chinatown, Hill and Ord Streets, NE Corner)

Venice Amusement Pier (1905 - Abbot Kinney and Ernest Pickering)

Venice Aquarium (ca. 1908 - Venice Pier)

Venice Canals (1904+)

Venice High School (1924; 13000 Venice Boulevard)

Venice Miniature Railway (1905)

Venice of America (1905)

Venice Oil Field (1929 - 1990s)

Venice Trams (1916 - 1929, Venice to Santa Monica)

Ventura and Balboa Boulevards (1950s - Encino)

Ventura and Glade Ave (1927, NW Corner)

Ventura and Sepulveda Boulevards (1950s - Sherman Oaks)

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

Ventura Boulevard (1946 - 1954: Sherman Oaks; Studio City; Encino; Woodland Hills)

Ventura Boulevard (1927 - Sherman Oaks)

Verdugo Wash (1936 - Glendale)

Vickrey-Brunswig Building (1883)

Victor Heights (adjacent to Angeleno Heights)

Victoria Arms Hotel Apartments (1924, today Park Wilshire Apartments, 2424 Wilshire Boulevard)

Victoria Park (1918; Crenshaw and Pico/Venice)

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

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

Viking Ski Shop (1950s - 13733 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks)

Villa Carlotta (1926 - Franklin and Tamarind, NW Corner)

Villa de Leone (1926 - Castellammare)

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)

Vincent Thomas Bridge (1960, San Pedro - Terminal Island)

Vine Street Theatre (Today, Ricardo Montalbán Theatre)

Vista Del Arroyo Hotel

Vista Theatre (1923, originally Bard's Theatre - 4473 Sunset Blvd)

Vista Theatre (1950+)

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

Vogel Block (7th & Broadway, SW Corner)

Vogue Theatre (6675 Hollywood Boulevard)

Vroman's Bookstore (Pasadena - 1890s)

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Walker Dodge (Today, Dependable Dodge - Canoga Park)

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

Walt Disney Concert Hall (2003, bounded by Hope Street, Grand Avenue, and 1st and 2nd Streets)

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 Downtown Theatre (Originall the 2nd Pantages Theatre, 7th & Hill, NW Corner)

Warner Brothers Theatre (later Hollywood Pacific Theatre; Hollywood & Wilcox, NE Corner)

Warner Ranch (1958 - West San Fernando Valley)

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

Washington Boulevard (1896 - originally Washington Street; Main St, Maple St)

Washington Boulevard Bridge (1931 - Los Angeles River)

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

Water in Early Los Angeles

Water Department Original Building

Watts Towers (1765 East 107th St,)

Webb's Department Store (Glendale, S/W corner of Brand Blvd and Wilson Ave)

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 (Early Views of)

West Los Angeles (1950s)

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

Western Auto Supply Co. Building (Wilshire and Hauser, NW Corner)

Western Avenue (1895 - 1899; and Santa Monica, and Melrose, and Pico, and Washington)

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

Westin Bonaventure Hotel (1976)

Westlake Park (1880s)

Westlake Park (1920s+)

Westlake Park (1930s+, renamed MacArthur Park in 1942)

Westlake Theatre (1926, 638 S. Alvarado St)

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

Westmoore Hotel

Westwood (Early Views of)

Westwood Speicals (Streetlights)

Westwood Village Theatre (aka Fox Theatre or 'The Fox')

Wetherby & Kayser Shoes (Pasadena - 1894)

Whisky A-Go-Go (Sunset Strip)

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

White Star Pier (1905-1949; 1908-Bristol Pier; 1919–Crystal Pier; Santa Monica Bay)

White, Stephen M. - Statue (1891, LA County Courthouse)

Whiteman Airport (aka Whiteman Air Park, Pacoima)

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

Wich Stand Coffee Shop (4508 W. Slauson Ave)

Widney Hall (USC)

Wil Wright's Ice Cream (1954, Beverly Hills - Beverly Drive and Charleville Boulevard, SE Corner)

Wil Wright's Ice Cream (1950, West Hollywood - 8651 Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Plaza)

Wil Wright's Ice Cream (1960s, Sherman Oaks - Ventura and Van Nuys Blvds, NW Corner)

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 (1916 - 1845 Allesandro St, later Glendale Blvd, Edendale)

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

Willoughby Hotel (also A. I. Bath Building, 1898, Hill and 5th, SE Corner)

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

Wilshire and Beaudry (1956)

Wilshire and Fairfax (1920 - 1923)

Wilshire and Fairfax (1929)

Wilshire and Fairfax (1938+)

Wilshire and Fairfax (1920 - 1977)

Wilshire and Highland (1950s)

Wilshire and La Brea (1928+)

Wilshire and La Brea (1949+)

Wilshire (Orange) and Lucas (1892 - NW Corner - Today's Home of the Good Samaritan Hospital)

Wilshire and Normandie (1928+)

Wilshire and Normandie (1950s)

Wilshire and San Vicente (1922+)

Wilshire and Vermont (1930s)

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 and Western (1950s)

Wilshire Boulevard (1920s)

Wilshire Boulevard (1930s - near La Brea Ave)

Wilshire Boulevard (1930s - near Lafayette Park)

Wilshire Boulevard (1950s - Miracle Mile)

Wilshire Boulevard Extension through Westlake Park (1931, aka Westlake 'Causeway')

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 (1927, Wilshire and Normandie, NE Corner - now Oasis Church)

Wilshire Coffee Pot Restaurant (8601 Wilshire)

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

Wilshire Ebell Club and Theatre (Wilshire and Lucerne, SW Corner)

Wilshire Grand Hotel (1952-2013; originally Statler Center, Statler Hotel, and Los Angeles Hilton)

Wilshire Professional Building (1928, 3875 Wilshire Blvd)

Wilshire Specials (Streetlights - 1928)

Wilshire Theatre (later NuWilshire Theatre - Santa Monica)

Wilshire Tower (1929 - 5514 Wilshire Blvd, Desomond's, Miracle Mile)

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

Wilshire Widening (1931, Figueroa to Westlake Park)

Wilshirmart (Wilshire and Doheny, SW Corner)

Wilson Block (1886 - 1st & Spring, SE Corner)

Wilson Building (1929 - aka E. Clem Wilson Building, General Insurance, Mutual of Omaha, Asashi, and Samsung)

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

Windsor Square (1918, near Hancock Park)

Windward Avenue (Venice)

Winnetka Drive-in (Chatsworth)

Wolf's Lair Castle (1928, 2869 Durand Drive, Hollywood Hills)

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 (1868, Main Street between Commercial and Reguena)

Workman Residence (1880)

Wrigley Field (1925-1966; 42nd Place and Avalon Blvd)

Wrigley Field (Catalina Island)

Wrigley Residence (Catalina Island)

Wurlitzer Building (1924 - aka Hudson Bldg, Apparel Center Bldg, and Anjac Fashion Bldg – 818 S. Broadway)

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Yamashiro Restaurant (previously Bernheimer Estate and Gardens)

Yamato Store (635-637 S. Broadway, ca. 1910)

Yellow Cars of Los Angeles (1895-1945; aka the Los Angeles Railway- LARy)

Yellow Cars System Map (1906 - Includes: LARy/Yellow Cars, PERy/Red Cars, LA Inter-Urban, LA Pacific R.R., LA & Redondo Ry)

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

YMCA (1880s: 212 West 2nd Street)

YMCA (1889-1903: 207 S. Broadway)

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

Yucca Vine Tower (1928, 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 (1781-1903)

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

Zelzah Elementary School (1914, 9036 Reseda Blvd)

Zelzah Train Station (later North LA, then Northridge)

Zeppelin (1929 - Mines Field)

Zephyr Room (Wilshire)

Zodys (Canoga Park - 8200 Block of Topanga Cyn Blvd)

 

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