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Old Posted Mar 20, 2013, 5:56 PM
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More Arnold Hylen shots from Cal State Library. And since we're talking about the area around Temple circa 1951, here's a shot from the ground showing the buildings coming down:

This one came with the summary "View of rubble-filled recessed area behind buildings on Temple Street", no doubt taken in the months leading up to the decimation of the area.

Also, discussions recently turned towards the area around Sunset and the Hill Street incline. Well, here's one of those buildings in 1949 that sat precariously on that sliver of land in between those streets:

More highway demolition, this time looking at Fremont Ave from Edison in 1948:

Politicians, ugly buildings and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.
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