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View of downtown Los Angeles, looking north on Main Street, ca.1906



Photograph of a view of downtown Los Angeles, looking north on Main Street, ca.1906. Main Street is thriving with commercial buildings. Prominent buildings include the Lexington Hotel (left), the Hotel Rosslyn (right of Lexington Hotel), and the Barker Bros. Building (right of Hotel Rosslyn). Many pedestrians can be seen walking down the sidewalks or crossing the street. Many streetcars can be seen carrying their passengers down the street. Along the sidewalks are many parked horse-drawn carriages and early-model cars.; Legible signs include: "express", "[...]20753 C 918, 4811", "Lexington Hotel", "Hotel Rosslyn", "school ho[ouse]", "[...]rds", "[...]ool", "free hot lunch", "[...]an, [...]afe, [...] and [...]ens, [...]al, [...]ian, [...]5 cents", "[Barker Bro]s., [furnitur]e, [carpet]s, [draperie]s.", "San Juan", "opening grand Midwinter Carnival and Oriental, 'Venice', Jan 14th 1906", "Emp[orium]", "Slauson Junction", "Ascot Park district", "224", "Hotel [...]lgaza[...]", "Eureka Hotel", "Arcade Depot"

Topics: cities, Streets
Publisher: University of Southern California. Libraries
Year: 2000
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