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Title
View of the intersection of Fifth Street and Spring Street in Los Angeles, ca.1904
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1904
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph reproduced from a book showing the intersection of Fifth and Spring Streets in Los Angeles, ca.1904. There are several pedestrians and a horse-drawn vehicle in the middle of the intersection. At center is a low building surrounded by awnings, and there is a tall three-story building at left. Several vertical poles are visible, and suspended from these is a network of street lamps hung from wires. This corner was later the site of the Hotel Alexandria. A partially obscured caption at the bottom of the image reads "The upper photograph shows the corner as it was in 1904. The first portion of the Hotel Alexandria was completed in 1906, the addition in 1911, and the hotel is to be extended to Broadway with...about $8,000,000 for buildings and [...]".
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photonegative, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
chs-m19129 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-9932
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m19129
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-9932.jpg
Subject
Streets
Buildings
Carriages and carts
Wagons
Roadways
Time Period
circa 1904
Place
-118.24171,34.05477
-118.24599,34.05012
-118.24609,34.05019
-118.24606,34.0504
California
Downtown Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Spring Street & 5th Street
USA
Source
9932 [Accession number]
CHS-9932 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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