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An 82 year record was broken this morning here at my Mom's house!


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1910 Santa Ana Elks Lodge march in Los Angeles parade.

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The 3 story building resembles the Clifton's building in shape and size, though the the windows are different. Clifton's opened in 1932.
The location seems about right. Could it possibly be???
3940dxer, the date on the parade photograph is May 9, 1901. The build date I found for Clifton's Broadway location is 1904.


pre-Clifton's

Interior of Boos Brothers Cafeteria, 648 S. Broadway, Los Angeles.


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An 82 year record was broken this morning here at my Mom's house!


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Some L.A. sun to keep you warm . . .


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An 82 year record was broken this morning here at my Mom's house!


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Here I am in Champaign, Illinois at college [it was called Campus Town]....back in March 1964.
Snow still on the ground....wearing my shiny ROTC shoes.

Yes, it was cold that winder but it didn't bother me.....youth. John Street is to the right....I lived on third St. That's my car parked in the alley. The house is gone but the alley is still there.
Hope all is ok with your mom ER.


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"Orig 1960's Los Angeles Roseland Roof Hostess Building CA Street 35mm Five neg Lot"

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ebay

I haven't figured out this modern plaza/building.

did you notice how the photograph makes the Occidental Center look like it's in the midst of the other large buildings (it's actually farther south) right?
This plaza no longer exists, although the white/glass building on the right is still standing. The plaza was part of what-is-now the California Market Center (CMC), but a glass-fronted extension and underground parking lot seem to have wiped it out in the '70s. This is closest I could get to recreating the view above. It's a 2011 image from the corner of Main and Olympic. The foreground buildings on the opposite corner have since been replaced with a much larger one which blocks this view.


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NB. The building on the right of picture #3 is also the building on the left of picture #5 - they almost join up. I'll keep looking for a location.
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An 82 year record was broken this morning here at my Mom's house!


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Not a record E_R, but right now on the street where you used to live it is:

+80

(Perhaps you should consider returning?)

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I looked up the record: 87° (1919).
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Both of the following are said to be from the book Both Sides of Sunset, 2015.

This is at Crescent Heights and Sunset Blvd. looking north east. Lots of bare feet here. The guy resembles actor Paul Sands to me.


"No right turn - LA 1966" Photo: Elliott Erwitt


This is not too far away at La Cienega and Santa Monica Blvd. two years earlier.

Bruce Davidson

Caption: Los Angeles. 1964. Man dressed as Native American selling gas on La Cienega Blvd., LA.

This is on the southeast corner of La Cienega Blvd. and Santa Monica Blvd. I don't recall ever hearing about a gas station located right there.

Across the street is the La Cienega Lanes bowling alley, at one time advertised as Art Linkletter's La Cienega Lanes.

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Not a record E_R, but right now on the street where you used to live it is:

+80


*******

I looked up the record: 87° (1919).

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Hoss, thanks for locating that modern plaza and building. (110 E. 9th St.)

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The building on the right of picture #3 is also the building on the left of picture #5 - they almost join up. I'll keep looking for a location.


You're right Hoss, it's the same building.
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1950s Original Slide

This signage looks like something you'd come across in an old black n' white film noir.

(at night with the headlights on)


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What highway would you have to traveling on to see this fork in the road?

I'm curious to see if that rock thingy is still there.
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"Driving L.A. (Canoga Park), 1949. Photograph by Richard C. Miller"


http://www.craigkrullgallery.com/

anyone familiar with Canoga Park?
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Foliage by Mark Swope (obituary)



The left image was taken in Santa Monica in 2006. The right image was taken in Los Angeles in 2004.

odinthor, what kind of shrubs are these?






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Foliage by Mark Swope (obituary)



The left image was taken in Santa Monica in 2006. The right image was taken in Los Angeles in 2004.

odinthor, what kind of shrubs are these?
This would be the ever-popular Juniper chinensis 'Kaizuka', better known as the Twisted Juniper. Twisted is how we like things in these here parts, pardner.
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1950s Original Slide

This signage looks like something you'd come across in an old black n' white film noir.

(at night with the headlights on)


ebay

What highway would you have to traveling on to see this fork in the road?

I'm curious to see if that rock thingy is still there.
If you were heading South on Hyw 64 in Arizona you would intersect Rte 66 and have a choice of heading East or West. Either way you would surely get your kicks.



here's the marker in 1935


Arizona Library

could this be the remnants, assuming road realignments?


GSV

better view


hmmm...probably not

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If you were heading South on Hyw 64 in Arizona you would intersect Rte 66 and have a choice of heading East or West. Either way you would surely get your kicks.
That old Route 66.... yeah, a road for kicks.
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West side of St. Andrews Place at 5th Street

In this contemporary view, from left to right are a sliver of 533 South St. Andrews, The San Andrea at 515,
then 4254 W. 5th on the SW corner of 5th Street. You can see a little of 5th Street, but the apartment buildings
north of 5th are obscured by trees:



October 2016 GSV


Here we have roughly the same view, undated and titled only "View of homes on St. Andrews Place, Los Angeles."
However, I was able to figure out that from left to right are 521, 517, 509, 503, 457, and 447 S. St. Andrews (with
a bit of 439's roof above 447). Perhaps c. 1915 would be a fair guess at the date:



UCLA/Islandora


This is an enlargement of 509, 503 (on SW corner), 457 (with prominent chimney on NW corner), 447, and
the bit of 439's roof. In the extreme lower right corner of the photo you can see a white pole with street signs.
I couldn't find when 457 was built, but, redesignated 4255 W. 5th St., it was demolished in 1964; 447 stood
from 1913 to 1958:





Here, similarly magnified, are 521 (built 1912) and 517 (its build date is unclear, but there is an April 27, 1916,
building permit for some remodeling):





This is a not especially crisp image of 517 from the February 2, 1919, Los Angeles Times:



ProQuest via LAPL


1921 Sanborn Map with north on the left . . . the empty lot to the right of 521 will be filled by 525-527 S. St. Andrews
(building permit dated 10/6/21; demo permit dated 3/1/86). On the corner, 503 was built in 1913 and stood until 1960
or 1961 (its replacement is now designated 4254 W. 5th). The BP for 509 is dated September 24, 1912:



ProQuest via LAPL


The demo permits for 521, 517, and 509 S. St. Andrews -- which were replaced by The San Andrea at 515 -- are
all dated May 28, 1957. The BP for The San Andrea (originally 40 units, but now listed with 34 by some sources) is
dated July 17, 1957.


It's funny to me that I was able to ID that particular old photo, because for two or three years when I was a kid, my
grandparents managed 515 S. St. Andrews. Their apartment was where the red dot is on the photo below. The round
end of the pool at left is the deep end, where I found it fun to swim down and hold my hand against the suction of
the drain. The pressure hurt my ears, but of course I kept on doing it:



Google aerial

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Hoss, thanks for locating that modern plaza and building. (110 E. 9th St.)





You're right Hoss, it's the same building.
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Is that the Vickrey-Brunswig building on the right on Main St. across from the Plaza?

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Excellent post FW. such a SHAME to lose these beautiful houses.



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when I was a kid, my
grandparents managed 515 S. St. Andrews. Their apartment was where the red dot is on the photo below. The round
end of the pool at left is the deep end, where I found it fun to swim down and hold my hand against the suction of
the drain. The pressure hurt my ears, but of course I kept on doing it.
I like the story of you swimming in the pool.

Anyone photographs of you and your grandparents at 515 S. St. Andrews?

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Don't you think naming an apartment building after a fault line is tempting fate?


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