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I've been coming across a few of these lately on another site, and I thought I'd share...hope you'll do the same with old pics you find.

Here's US 101 being built, back when City Hall was the tallest building in town. Hall of Justice in the center. I'd like to know what the old building on the right is. edit: Keith (wb6anp) researched it and discovered the building in question to be the old Hall Of Records. Thanks for that Keith



Chavez Ravine..before Dodger Stadium:






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First St. bridge around the turn of the 20th century:



First St. bridge in the early 1960's:



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Looking North up Atlantic Ave @ Whittier Blvd from the top of the Golden Gate Theater 1929:

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I've been coming across a few of these lately on another site, and I thought I'd share...hope you'll do the same with old pics you find.

Here's US 101 being built, back when City Hall was the tallest building in town. Hall of Justice in the center. I'd like to know what the old building on the right is;


I believe that is the old hall of records according to this web site, scroll down to the 2 pictures just before the clock.
A VISIT TO OLD LOS ANGELES; NEW HIGH STREET; BROADWAY PART 1
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Ventura Blvd & Topanga Canyon Rd. 1923



Taken along Ventura Blvd. in what would become Woodland Hills - 1956



Colfax Av. bridge - Valley Village 1938



We've all seen this cascade north of I-5 in Sylmar. The pic is from the LA Aqueduct opening ceremony in 1913

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As the sign indicated, Girard was the original name of what is today Woodland Hills. At the same time, Canoga Park was named Owensmouth.

I'll have to take my camera to my barber's shop and grab some shots of photos hanging there.

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We've all seen this cascade north of I-5 in Sylmar. The pic is from the LA Aqueduct opening ceremony in 1913.

When the water began to pour out, William Mulholland said: "There it is...take it!"
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The Rose Bowl as it neared completion in 1921. The massive earthmoving was done with Mule drawn scrapers.



Found a photo of the critters.
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Wonder if they used real sheep's feet to compact it all?

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The cleared area at the bottom is where the Lakewood Mall now stands



1951 - May Co. was the Mall's first retailer.



Flooding in 1952

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Explains the city name.
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Van Nuys Airport in 1941 Known as Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport. Roscoe would be parallel to the runway at the bottom of the pic, you just see the SP RR tracks.
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