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35 Breathtaking Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles

Here is another collection of Vintage Photographs but this time from The “City of Angels” Los Angeles. Few weeks ago we published a blog post titled “Heartwarming Vintage Photographs of New York City” that has received tremendous appreciation from visitors all around the world. So today we decided to come up with some fascinating Photographs of Los Angeles city in glorious black and white.

Over the years Los Angeles has been the site of many natural disasters that have shaped and molded the city into what it look like today. The photos below depict historical places, peoples, streets, building and possibly anything to give you a flavor of the Los Angeles of yesteryear. Take a look!

City Hall, 1936


The Los Angeles Times Building, 1969

Spring Street, 1896
Aerial from City Hall, 1987
 Angels Flight, 1910
 Hollywoodland, 1920s
Biltmore Hotel, 1930

Bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building, 1910
 Carl’s Curve on Mulholland Drive, 1982
2nd Street Tunnel opens, 1924

 

Cityscape from Westlake Park, 1940

Coffee Importer Fire, 1928


Collapse of the St. Francis Dam, 1928
 Construction on the Four Level Interchange, 1948
 Aerial view of Wilshire Center, 1957
Downtown Aerial, 1983
Dr. Beauchamp Dentistry, 1935
Eastern Columbia Building, 1930
 Flooded Streets, 1958
 A sea of Volkswagens, 1969
Inside Dodger Stadium, 1988
Lakewood Houses, 1950

Los Angeles Auto Show Fire, 1929

Los Angeles International Airport, 1964

Los Angeles Public Library, 1926

Los Angeles Theatre, 1931
Los Angeles from Elysian Park, 1984

Lunch Atop City Hall, 1950

New Chinatown, 1948

Pasadena Freeway, 1980

The Los Angeles County Courthouse, 1900

The Civic Center, 1941
The Third Los Angeles Times Building, 1936
 Vine Street at Selma Avenue, 1960

Vogue Theatre, 1935

  

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