A black-and-white photograph of a house built of 50,000 bottles in Rhyolite, Nevada, by Tom Kelly in 1906. Sign in front of house with title "The Bottle House." Posted by Paramount Pictures to record its restoration of the house in 1925 for use in...
Stores, retail--California--Los Angeles; Shopping centers--California--Los Angeles; Streets--California--Los Angeles
A nighttime view looking down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. A variety of businesses line the street, including Sheela's Gift Shop, Shanghai Importers, Myer Siegel and Company, C. H. Baker, Hong Kong Chop Suey, Desmond's and others.
Berlin Co., Ltd. is shown in the center with Chinese and English store signs. You He Gao performance house is to the left, and Lao Jeh Son / Lao Ri Sheng dress mending expert tailor shop is to the right.
Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Storefronts; Land use; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
Building was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Gift shops--California--Los Angeles;
Looking at West Gate and Hill St. from across the street; Hong Kong Gift Shop on right; phone booths inside the gate; partial view of sign for Sincere Imports; traffic light; pedestrians waiting at crosswalk; strollers on Gin Ling Way; trash can.
Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles;
Looking east on Gin Ling Way toward Li-Po restaurant; people strolling; trees; potted plants in doorways; Chop Suey sign hanging on right side indicates Tuey Far Low restaurant; on left, corner of sign indicates "General Lee's Man Jen Low" next...