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McDonnell's Wilshire Cafe, exterior
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 193-?
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The McDonnell's restaurants throughout Los Angeles were: McDonnell's Monterey (7312 Beverly Boulevard); McDonnell's Wilshire (shown here at Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue); McDonnell's Fairfax (Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard); McDonnell's Gates Hotel (Sixth and Figueroa streets); McDonnell's Hillstreet (454 S. Hill Street); McDonnell's Figueroa (4012 S. Figueroa Street); McDonnell's Adams and Figueroa (2626 S. Figueroa Street); McDonnell's Pico Street (Pico and Hope streets). The McDonnell's "Drive-Inns" were located at Beverly Boulevard & Western Avenue, Wilshire and Robertson boulevards, Yucca Street and Cahuenga Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, and Sunset Boulevard and La Brea Avenue.
Exterior view of the Spanish style McDonnell's Wilshire Cafe. Pedestrians stroll on the sidewalk to the right. The E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung) is present in the background.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Restaurants-McDonnell's Wilshire Cafe; N-005-000 8x10
McDonnell's (Los Angeles, Calif.)
E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Lanterns
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Meyer & Holler

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