A view looking east on Wilshire Boulevard near Rodeo Dr. in Los Angeles, California. Businesses along the street include the Brown Derby, W & J Sloane, Rigdan's and the California Bank. The Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel is visible on the right.
Exterior view of the downtown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, showing the lawns, fountain, and walkway leading up to the building's entrance. In the background can be seen the Edison building and Mayflower hotel.
Public libraries--California--Los Angeles; Hotels--California--Los Angeles;
Front of Central Library; path with steps and fountains on three levels; lawn, trees, and shrubbery line walking paths; building to the right topped by sign that reads:"Mayflower Hotel, Ye Bull Pen Inn."
A view of the ocean front amusement area known as the Pike in Long Beach, California. In the center is the two-story Bath House with grand portico. The five storey building with the red roof seen on the left side of the image is the Hotel Virginia.
Front of Central Library from northwest corner with view going east on Sixth Street; Biltmore Hotel is behind library on the right side; lawn, trees, and shrubbery line walking paths; American flag on flag pole.
Public libraries--California--Los Angeles; Public utility companies--California--Los Angeles;
Front of Central Library with steps and fountaiins on three levels; lawn, trees and shrubbery line walking paths; streetlights; Ediison Building to left; sign for Mayflower Hotel, Ye Bullpen Inn on top of building to the right; radio tower to...
Auditoriums--California--Los Angeles; Parks--California--Los Angeles; Hotels--California--Los Angeles; Buildings--California--Los Angeles
Aerial view of Central Park (later Pershing Square) looking east toward Fifth Street and Hill Street. Auditorium Hotel (later San Carlos Hotel), Philharmonic Auditorium, and California Club on Fifth Street are seen on the left.
Railroads, cable--California--Los Angeles; Street railroads--California--Los Angeles;
View of the Angel's Flight railway and surrounding buildings at 3rd and Hill Streets in downtown Los Angeles. The cars are painted white, and at the base of the track is a large, ornate arch. To the left of the track is the Ferguson Building,...
Stockholders; Real property--Valuation; Stocks--Prices; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Hines, William F.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...