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Drawing of the Downey Block on the northwest corner of Main and Temple Streets. Various businesses are housed in the building, including The Capitol, La Cronica, H. Sloterbeck & Co. gun store, I.W.L. Auction Co., Libreria Espanola, L.W. Thatcher, Commercial Restaurant, Davis Architect, and L. Harris Clothing. Stairs lead up to the second floor, on which the Los Angeles Public Library was housed from 1872 to 1889. Various horse-drawn vehicles are seen on the street, including horse cars to Agricultural Park/Washington Garden, Spring & 6th Streets/S.P.R.R. Depot, and Boyle Heights/Los Angeles and Aliso Avenue/Perry Villa Tract. The Downey Block was demolished in 1904.
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00068423 SecurityÂ Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Streets-Temple; N-001-280 8x10 (Additional print) CARL0000071694 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/106892
Downey Block (Los Angeles, Calif.) Horse-drawn vehicles--California--Los Angeles Buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Drawings