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Los Angeles City Hall (once the tallest building in L.A.), Construction, Architect John Parkinson. Parkinson and son also designed Union Station and several other iconic structures in Los Angeles, CA

The Iconic Los Angeles City Hall Under Construction - 1927 vintage Los Angeles photo.

WOOLWORTH WINDOW 1910s PHOTO

WOOLWORTH WINDOW 1910s PHOTO

Washington, D." An elaborate dime-store window display for Whistle orange soda, "the food drink." A thirsty bunch of people.

Downtown Los Angeles, circa 1854. The Main Street store of Solomon Lazard, Jewish merchant and civic leader of early Los Angeles. Source: Jewish Museum of the American West

Downtown Los Angeles, circa The Main Street store of Solomon Lazard, Jewish merchant and civic leader of early Los Angeles. Source: Jewish Museum of the American West

Los Angeles City Hall shortly after its completion. The image appeared in Overland Monthly, August-September 1931 issue with the original caption \"New Los Angeles City Hall which rises 28 stories and dominates the Civic Center.\" Courtesy of WikiMedia Commons.

Los Angeles City Hall, shown here in was built in 1928 and was the tallest structure in the city until when height restrictions were removed.

Model of Downtown Los Angeles 1940

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

(1931)**# - Looking south on Main Street across Temple at the old Federal Building/Post Office and City Hall. Ornate 5-lamp streetlights can be seen in front of the Federal Building

- Looking south on Main Street across Temple at the old Federal Building/Post Office and City Hall. Ornate streetlights can be seen in front of the Federal Building

The milkman. My grandkids cannot even conceive of this concept. "Why didn't you just buy it at the store; why did he leave it outside; why did he only bring milk; you mean he brought milk to everybody; you actually left the money on your porch...?"

Milkman carrying milk from horse-drawn wagon of Moore's Dairy Products 1925

Circa 1890s panoramic view of Bunker Hill. Hill Street runs from left to right in the center of the photograph. Courtesy of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, USC Libraries.

Panoramic view of Bunker Hill (downtown Los Angeles) showing Hill Street between Street and Street west from City Hall Tower, C.

Earliest known photograph of Los Angeles, California, 1862

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Earliest known photo of Los Angeles, circa The view looks east over the Los Angeles Plaza from atop Fort Moore Hill. Courtesy of the Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library.

Szendrő István: A felrobbantott Erzsébet híd, Budapest, 1945 / Ruins of the exploded Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest, 1945.

Szendrő István: A felrobbantott Erzsébet híd, Budapest, 1945 / Ruins of the exploded Elisabeth Bridge, Budapest,

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