The Red Carpet arrivals, 1951 Academy Awards at the Pantages Theater on Hollywood Boulevard.

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The Los Angeles Transit Lines #8 streetcar waits for passengers at the terminal at 54th and Crenshaw Boulevard, 1955. Both buildings still stand, as seen in this view.

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The Golden State Mutual Crenshaw Little League team, 1961.

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"Crenshaw Center Open Friday Nights" Night view of the new mall - and its very full parking lot - taken in 1949.

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Scenes of snow in and around Los Angeles in 1945 and 1949. The 1949 storm even brought snow to the Hollywood Hills, as Coldwater Canyon and the L.A. Zoo both got a dusting of the white stuff. Scenes of snow in and around Los Angeles in 1945 and 1949. The 1949 storm even brought snow to the Hollywood Hills, as Coldwater Canyon and the L.A. Zoo both got a dusting of the white stuff. Scenes of snow in and around Los Angeles in 1945 and 1949. The 1949 storm even brought snow to the Hollywood Hills, as Coldwater Canyon and the L.A. Zoo both got a dusting of the white stuff. Scenes of snow in and around Los Angeles in 1945 and 1949. The 1949 storm even brought snow to the Hollywood Hills, as Coldwater Canyon and the L.A. Zoo both got a dusting of the white stuff.

    Scenes of snow in and around Los Angeles in 1945 and 1949. The 1949 storm even brought snow to the Hollywood Hills, as Coldwater Canyon and the L.A. Zoo both got a dusting of the white stuff.

    (Source: photos.lapl.org)

    "The Angelus Hotel’s days are numbered. The hostelry at Fourth and Spring Streets will be torn down and the space will be used for a parking lot."

    - Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, March 2,1956

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    The P Line Street Car at the 1st Street and Chicago Street loop in Boyle Heights, late 1940’s.

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    The nearly completed Sears Building under construction in Boyle Heights, 1927.

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    Children play in a courtyard at the Los Angeles Orphanage, 1950. The orphanage, which was located at 917 South Boyle Avenue, was constructed in 1890 and housed children until 1953. It was demolished in 1956.

    (Source: photos.lapl.org)

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