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The U.S. Hotel at 170 North Main Street, Los Angeles, 1935 (the U.S. hotel was the third hotel to be built in Los Angeles, and home to much swanky gaiety during the city’s early years. It was...

Hotel at 170 North Main Street, Los Angeles, 1935 (the U. hotel was the third hotel to be built in Los Angeles, and home to much swanky gaiety during the city’s early years.

Old photo of Graumans Chinese Theater, Hollywood Blvd, 1929 vintage Los Angeles, California

Graumans Chinese Theater, Hollywood Blvd, 1929

Old photo of Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood Blvd, 1929 vintage Los Angeles, California

Circa 1960 view, looking south, of the Harbor (110) Freeway in downtown Los Angeles.

1960 view, looking south, of the Harbor Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. My family and I traveled the Harbor Freeway many many times during the time I was growing up in Southern California during the and

They literally moved mountains to create Dodger Stadium. Between 1959 and 1962, an army of construction workers shifted eight-million cubic yards of earth and rock in the hills above downtown Los Angeles, refashioning the rugged terrain once known as the Stone Quarry Hills into a modern baseball palace.

It Took 19 Huge Earthmovers To Carve Dodger Stadium Out of a Mountain

To build Dodger Stadium, construction crews reshaped the hills around Chavez Ravine, as seen in this photo taken on May Courtesy of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection, USC Libraries.

The Newsreel Theater, 8th and Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, 1951 Imagine a movie theater if you can that only showed news films of the day.

The Newsreel Theater, and Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, 1951 Imagine a movie theater if you can that only showed news films of the day.

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