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Two amateur slides of the newly constructed Los Angeles Sports Arena, 1959.


Are those homes?


While I'm at it, here are a couple more images.

Here's the Sports Arena, about 80% complete, on the day it was officially selected as the site for the 1960 Democratic National Convention.
(the convention that nominated J.F.K.)

Any idea what the name of that drive-in is?


Aerial view shows two major centers of interest, the Memorial Coliseum (left) and the Memorial Sports Arena (center); view is looking northwest.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, located at 3911 S. Figueroa Street, was officially opened on May 1, 1923. The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, located at 3939 S. Figueroa,
was officially opened on July 4, 1959. Figueroa Street can be seen from bottom left corner to middle right; the Harbor (110) Freeway runs across bottom right corner; Martin Luther
King Jr. Boulevard is seen from middle left to bottom right corner. Photograph taken for Pioneer Flint Kote. Photograph dated June 12, 1959.

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