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Old Posted Jun 25, 2017, 9:48 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post

I found this long (16 inches) photograph on ebay last night.

It shows the Hartman Apartment at Washington and Oak.

I believe all three structures are gone.
I think I found a demo permit for the Hartman Apartments dated 1977. The building currently on the corner of W Washington and Oak seems to have been built in 1978. The edge of the
1978 building can just be seen on the left of this screengrab from the CHiPs episode 'CHP BMX', which was probably filmed in late 1978 or early 1979 (the original air date was March 1979).
As you can see, most of the block was empty.

MGM TV/Rosner TV

By contrast, the houses on the street in the background all appear to have survived. All the houses I checked on this block of W 20th Street have build dates between 1901 and 1910.

Both from GSV

The similarly aged houses on the north side of W 20th Street obviously weren't so lucky. They were still standing when this (previously seen) 1961 photo of freeway construction was taken.
I've arrowed the Hartman Apartments. The building directly above is the extant former IOOF Hall at 1828 Oak Street. We covered that in post #16716 and post #16717.

Detail of picture in USC Digital Library
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