The illuminated art deco signage and central tower of McDonnell’s Drive In, Beverly and La Brea, Los Angeles, 1930’s.
Angels Flight crossing over Clay Street, Los Angeles, 1960. Every building on either side of the street would meet the wrecking ball within a few short years.
Night outside the Hollywood Bowl, with the Muse of Music reflected in a still, placid pool, 1940’s.
Hollywood Park in a color postcard view from 1956. The famed horse-racing venue will close its doors forever after its final race this Sunday.
A bucolic postcard view of the Angelino Heights district of Los Angeles, circa 1890.
The Wiltern Theater at night, Los Angeles, 1935.
A snowball fight breaks out among passengers and conductors on the Pacific Electric Alpine Division Trolley bound for Ye Alpine Tavern, Mount Lowe, 1933.
Color view of an eastbound LATL streetcar at 7th and Grand, downtown Los Angeles, 1956.
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Night on the Miracle Mile: looking east at the neon signage of the Silverwoods in the Wilshire Tower building, 1930’s.
Reader Request: The Dolores Drive-In, West Los Angeles, California, 1959. Photo by Marie Cosindas.