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Title
Hill and 2nd streets
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Looking north up Hill Street at Second to the Hill Street tunnel bored through a part of Bunker Hill in 1909 by Los Angeles Pacific (a predecessor of Pacific Electric). A woman crosses Hill, busy with automobile, bus, and streetcar traffic. The Vendome Hotel is on the left. An arcade store and the Green Leaf Cafe are on the right, before the Hotel Astor. The streetcar tracks, visible in the foreground, have three rails per track because the route was shared between Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway, which used a narrower (42 inch) gauge.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068258
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Streets-Hill and 2nd
CARL0000071268
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/106983
Subject
Green Leaf Cafe (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Vendome Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hotel Astor (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Tunnels--California--Los Angeles
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Bunker Hill (Los Angeles)
Hill Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Second Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hill Street Tunnel (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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