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GaylordWilshire Mar 16, 2013 4:52 PM

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/6360/lahs1250sh.jpg


Another view of LAHS, dated by my resourceful Angeleno friend as ca. 1900. Both clock faces have hands.

For a much-enlargeable view, click here. Note the fella in front of the pole under the tower....


Private Collection

MichaelRyerson Mar 16, 2013 4:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire (Post 6054403)
MR: We--my Angeleno friend and I--are thinking that maybe this is a little closer to the year the school moved to Olympic in 1917 than 1910. Can anyone zero in on the make/approx year of that car?

Yes, GW, I think the date is wrong too. The ivy alone puts it well beyond 1910. btw, I posted the shot with the clock hands at post no. 13315 yesterday unfortunately in my smaller image only the south facing hands can be seen clearly. Your enlarged version is much clearer. And by the way, the street lamp may be my favorite part of this image. funny the things with which we become enamored.

MichaelRyerson Mar 16, 2013 5:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by belmont bob (Post 6054371)
Another interesting view Michael of the Fort Moore Hill area would have been the buildings located on the narrow finger formed by the south side of Sunset and the north side where Hill wraps around to the west. That was a significant grade change as Hill climbs up to the level of the school while Sunset continues to slope down towards Broadway. Those buildings squeezed into that area which is clearly seen on the Baist’s map would indeed have been perched there like pigeons on a wire.
Sometimes the deatails are just so close and yet just enough to be frustrating.

here is an image mismarked in the archives as being 'Sunset Boulevard at Hill Place, 1925'...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8...f3968941_o.jpg
Sunset Boulevard at Teed Street, 1925

In the archive as 'Sunset Boulevard looking south at Hill Place and Fort Moore Hill.' Strictly speaking I'm not altogether satisfied that there was a 'Hill Place' in 1925. This would pre-date Hill Street moving over and assuming the roadbed of Castelar above Sunset and what had been Hill Street where it angled down off of Fort Moore Hill crossed Sunset and continued to a terminus at Alpine Street. This section of Hill Street ultimately became Hill Place but not before Castelar had been renamed Hill Street. Certainly not in 1925. Frankly, I believe this is Sunset and Teed. Immediately on the right we have what appears to be an apartment building facing Sunset. Up there on Hill Street where it makes it's turn to run parallel to Sunset, sporting the Coca Cola adverts is the Auto Club building and just beyond it to the right is the back of Mary Hollister Banning's carriage house.

LAPL


Here's a shot of the Banning carriage house...


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8379/8...2fd018d3_o.jpg
Banning carriage house, Arnold Hylen, 1952

This is the carriage house to Mary Hollister Banning's house which sat on the north brow of Fort Moore Hill overlooking the north portal of the Broadway tunnel and the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and N. Broadway. While the main house numbered on Broadway, the carriage house actually backed up to Hill Street just across from the high school.

California State Library, the California History Room

ProphetM Mar 16, 2013 6:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelRyerson (Post 6054331)
somewhat later than we'd like, I know, but this is really the only thing I've found looking back to Fort Moore Hill from the west...nice shot, lots of things in here.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8032/8...057a93ea_o.jpg
aerial looking southeast across fort moore hill, ca,1939

USC digital archive/Dick Whittington collection

Yes, so many things to look at! Zooming in for the full res is highly recommended:
http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/si...id/21801/rec/2

Here are some buildings picked out around the plaza:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-l.../plaza1939.jpg

belmont bob: Hill St. tunnel #2 and Stevens Place are in fact there, but they're down at the bottom edge and hard to make out. I have marked the tunnel opening on this full-res crop, plus the top of the wall around the entrance, and running down along the left side of Stevens Place:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-P...illtunnel2.jpg

And although the second LAHS with the big tower is gone, the first high school building is still there:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-e...030%2520AM.jpg

GaylordWilshire Mar 16, 2013 7:16 PM

Dept. of the picayune
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelRyerson (Post 6054419)
btw, I posted the shot with the clock hands at post no. 13315 yesterday unfortunately in my smaller image only the south facing hands can be seen clearly. Your enlarged version is much clearer. And by the way, the street lamp may be my favorite part of this image. funny the things with which we become enamored.



Well, friend MR, if you'll excuse the quibble, these are actually two different shots... note the vegetation...and somewhere between the two, it looks to me like the hands of the easterly clock have gone missing...


http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/1...yersondual.jpg

http://img201.imageshack.us/img201/9...clockfaces.jpg


Credits here and here.

revheavyg Mar 16, 2013 7:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sopas ej (Post 4417561)
:previous:
Cool Bunker Hill shots!

I had this pic in my East LA photo thread, but I thought I'd include it in here because of the film noir connection.

This is Whittier Blvd. in 1928, in what is now Pico Rivera. The billboard you see is advertising Gay's Lion Farm in El Monte, which was a tourist attraction featuring live lions. Reading about it on Wikipedia, it opened in 1925 and closed in 1942 because of WWII meat shortages; it never reopened. But anyway, an incident happened there which was an indirect inspiration for the classic film noir "The Postman Always Rings Twice."
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/656...tunionpaci.jpg
From USC archive

This is what that section of road looks like today.
http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/294/p1040347.jpg
Photo taken by me.

Man in wheelchair killed by hit-and-run driver in Pico Rivera identified

Posted: 02/02/2013 02:57:58 PM PST
Updated: 02/02/2013 02:59:13 PM PST

PICO RIVERA - Coroner's officials Saturday identified a 63-year-old man in a wheelchair who was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver early Friday.

Marcos Dominguez, who was listed as a transient, died at the scene following the 3:50 a.m. crash on Whittier Boulevard, at a railroad overcrossing just west of Paramount Boulevard, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Lt. Larry Dietz said.

Dominguez was struck by a westbound vehicle described only as a gray vehicle, possibly a Mistubishi, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. No suspect had been located Saturday.

The place where Dominguez was struck is lined by high curbs and has no crosswalk, officials said.

It was not certain whether he was trying to cross the street, or lost control of his wheelchair while traveling down the sidewalk beside the road, which is at a steep incline.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the sheriff's Pico Rivera Station at 562-949-2421.

- Brian Day, twitter.com/sgvcrime


http://www.whittierdailynews.com/cri...and-run-driver

ProphetM Mar 16, 2013 7:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelRyerson (Post 6054443)
here is an image mismarked in the archives as being 'Sunset Boulevard at Hill Place, 1925'...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8...f3968941_o.jpg
Sunset Boulevard at Teed Street, 1925

In the archive as 'Sunset Boulevard looking south at Hill Place and Fort Moore Hill.' Strictly speaking I'm not altogether satisfied that there was a 'Hill Place' in 1925. This would pre-date Hill Street moving over and assuming the roadbed of Castelar above Sunset and what had been Hill Street where it angled down off of Fort Moore Hill crossed Sunset and continued to a terminus at Alpine Street. This section of Hill Street ultimately became Hill Place but not before Castelar had been renamed Hill Street. Certainly not in 1925. Frankly, I believe this is Sunset and Teed. Immediately on the right we have what appears to be an apartment building facing Sunset. Up there on Hill Street where it makes it's turn to run parallel to Sunset, sporting the Coca Cola adverts is the Auto Club building and just beyond it to the right is the back of Mary Hollister Banning's carriage house.

LAPL


Here's a shot of the Banning carriage house...


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8379/8...2fd018d3_o.jpg
Banning carriage house, Arnold Hylen, 1952

This is the carriage house to Mary Hollister Banning's house which sat on the north brow of Fort Moore Hill overlooking the north portal of the Broadway tunnel and the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and N. Broadway. While the main house numbered on Broadway, the carriage house actually backed up to Hill Street just across from the high school.

California State Library, the California History Room

Since you posted that great aerial, I will use it again:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-4...anningHill.jpg


I actually think they have the location of the caption correct, excepting your note that today's Hill Place would still have been called Hill St. at the time. There is a street sign on a post in the photo and it's a shame that LAPL hasn't posted a larger picture where we could simply read the sign! Looking at the 1921 Baist map, Teed street hits Sunset almost straight across from that Coke-signed building. If this were the corner at Teed, the view of that building would be almost head-on. The bigger apartment building is across and slightly west of the intersection with Teed, but it's east of the intersection in the photo.

I'll post it again so I can add the modern view from Hill Place & Sunset.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8...f3968941_o.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-c...829%2520AM.jpg
Google Street View

What used to be Hill Street south of Sunset is now Fort Moore Place that goes up the hill next to the school. In place of the buildings on the south side of Sunset, we have a new Hill Place at a much lower angle so it can connect to the new Hill St. at the left.

MichaelRyerson Mar 16, 2013 7:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire (Post 6054564)
Well, friend MR, if you'll excuse the quibble, these are actually two different shots... note the vegetation...and somewhere between the two, it looks to me like the hands of the easterly clock have gone missing...


http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/1...yersondual.jpg

http://img201.imageshack.us/img201/9...clockfaces.jpg


Credits here and here.

yes, two different shots. what's the quibble? in mine the hands are apparent only on the south facing clock. I think I said that. and in yours while the hands are showing on both clocks they aren't in agreement as to the time. perhaps one reason they simply removed them.

GaylordWilshire Mar 16, 2013 7:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelRyerson (Post 6054419)
btw, I posted the shot with the clock hands at post no. 13315 yesterday unfortunately in my smaller image only the south facing hands can be seen clearly. Your enlarged version is much clearer. And by the way, the street lamp may be my favorite part of this image. funny the things with which we become enamored.


Hmm...well, I guess somehow I got the idea from your use of the word the that you thought they were the same shot. Mea culpa.

MichaelRyerson Mar 16, 2013 8:24 PM

yeah, but we're still friends, right?

MichaelRyerson Mar 16, 2013 8:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ProphetM (Post 6054575)
Since you posted that great aerial, I will use it again:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-4...anningHill.jpg


I actually think they have the location of the caption correct, excepting your note that today's Hill Place would still have been called Hill St. at the time. There is a street sign on a post in the photo and it's a shame that LAPL hasn't posted a larger picture where we could simply read the sign! Looking at the 1921 Baist map, Teed street hits Sunset almost straight across from that Coke-signed building. If this were the corner at Teed, the view of that building would be almost head-on. The bigger apartment building is across and slightly west of the intersection with Teed, but it's east of the intersection in the photo.

I'll post it again so I can add the modern view from Hill Place & Sunset.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8...f3968941_o.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-c...829%2520AM.jpg
Google Street View

What used to be Hill Street south of Sunset is now Fort Moore Place that goes up the hill next to the school. In place of the buildings on the south side of Sunset, we have a new Hill Place at a much lower angle so it can connect to the new Hill St. at the left.

Funny you should bring that up. I've been planning a post on the problems I've run into with the Baist maps. Blasphemy, I know but there you have it. And in particular I have a problem with their placement of Teed Street. With the tremendous change in topography in this area in the last sixty plus years I'm not sure I see the value of your modern images. But with Teed...well let's look at the J.W. Robinson mansion for a moment...

here's a nice shot...(would you say the Robinsons were located on the west side of Teed Street or the east side?)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7106/7...342c2a10_o.jpg
View of Sonora Town from Fort Moore Hill looking north along Castelar Street, C.C. Pierce, ca.1895

Sonora Town looking north from Fort Moore Hill, circa 1895. J.W. Robinson mansion on hilltop, left, overlooking Castelar Street (on the right, running directly away from the camera). Bella Vue (ne Bellevue this section of which would later become part of Sunset Boulevard) is below frame running right to left. The two-story Victorian style home of Joseph Winchester Robinson, located on Teed Street near Bella Vue Avenue, Los Angeles. A winged gargoyle watches over the entrance. Mr. Robinson was the owner of Boston Dry Goods which later became the J. W. Robinson Department Stores. Samuel and Joseph Carter Newsom were the architects. The house was built in 1887 at a cost of $10,000.

Photo from the C.C. Pierce collection/ The Huntington Library/Los Angeles Times.

here's another...(again, on which side of Teed Street does the Robinson mansion address?)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8047/8...9a6eb2a6_o.png
Birdseye view of Sunset Boulevard and the Robinson residence looking north from Fort Hill, Los Angeles, C.C. Pierce, ca.1886

USC digital archive/Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960


and one last shot...(in this shot consider also the footprint of the house)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8043/8...d5def2c0_o.jpg
View of the Robinson mansion on Teed Street, William H. Fletcher, 1890

The California History Room, California State Library

I think it's reasonable to say based on the photographic evidence the Robinson mansion was built on the east side of Teed Street overlooking Castelar from a relatively steep slope. No?

Now refer to the Baist map (either the 1921 or the 1914). What side of the street do they show the Robinson mansion on? The west side. Now how did that happen? Did the city fathers decide to cut an improved Teed Street road bed into the slope below the Robinson house and simply abandon the original Teed Street? In the 1914 Baist the Robinson mansion is shown on the west side of the street pretty much alone, while in the 1921 version the Robinson mansion is shown alongside of the Villa Cabrini orphanage which was built on land donated by the widow Robinson. And by the way, by this time both improvements are being shown with N. Hill Street addresses. Funny, huh? I'm actually beginning to think the street shown in all of those earlier shots of the Robinson mansion is actually N. Hill Street.

ProphetM Mar 16, 2013 9:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MichaelRyerson (Post 6054650)
Funny you should bring that up. I've been planning a post on the problems I've run into with the Baist maps. Blasphemy, I know but there you have it. And in particular I have a problem with their placement of Teed Street. With the tremendous change in topography in this area in the last sixty plus years I'm not sure I see the value of your modern images. But with Teed...well let's look at the J.W. Robinson mansion for a moment...

here's a nice shot...(would you say the Robinsons were located on the west side of Teed Street or the east side?)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7106/7...342c2a10_o.jpg
View of Sonora Town from Fort Moore Hill looking north along Castelar Street, C.C. Pierce, ca.1895

Sonora Town looking north from Fort Moore Hill, circa 1895. J.W. Robinson mansion on hilltop, left, overlooking Castelar Street (on the right, running directly away from the camera). Bella Vue (ne Bellevue this section of which would later become part of Sunset Boulevard) is below frame running right to left. The two-story Victorian style home of Joseph Winchester Robinson, located on Teed Street near Bella Vue Avenue, Los Angeles. A winged gargoyle watches over the entrance. Mr. Robinson was the owner of Boston Dry Goods which later became the J. W. Robinson Department Stores. Samuel and Joseph Carter Newsom were the architects. The house was built in 1887 at a cost of $10,000.

Photo from the C.C. Pierce collection/ The Huntington Library/Los Angeles Times.

here's another...(again, on which side of Teed Street does the Robinson mansion address?)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8047/8...9a6eb2a6_o.png
Birdseye view of Sunset Boulevard and the Robinson residence looking north from Fort Hill, Los Angeles, C.C. Pierce, ca.1886

USC digital archive/Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960


and one last shot...(in this shot consider also the footprint of the house)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8043/8...d5def2c0_o.jpg
View of the Robinson mansion on Teed Street, William H. Fletcher, 1890

The California History Room, California State Library

I think it's reasonable to say based on the photographic evidence the Robinson mansion was built on the east side of Teed Street overlooking Castelar from a relatively steep slope. No?

Now refer to the Baist map (either the 1921 or the 1914). What side of the street do they show the Robinson mansion on? The west side. Now how did that happen? Did the city fathers decide to cut an improved Teed Street road bed into the slope below the Robinson house and simply abandon the original Teed Street? In the 1914 Baist the Robinson mansion is shown on the west side of the street pretty much alone, while in the 1921 version the Robinson mansion is shown alongside of the Villa Cabrini orphanage which was built on land donated by the widow Robinson. And by the way, by this time both improvements are being shown with N. Hill Street addresses. Funny, huh? I'm actually beginning to think the street shown in all of those earlier shots of the Robinson mansion is actually N. Hill Street.

Great photos!

You are right that the street in those shots is Hill. Teed Street is east of the mansion, as marked on the Baist maps, but is not in evidence in any of those photos. What must be kept in mind with the Baist maps is that they are concerned primarily with property lines, and the presence of a street does not automatically mean that the street has been improved at all in real life. It looks to me like Teed Street, though laid out as a right-of-way, was not actually made into a traversable roadway until much later due to the difficult topography as it reaches Sunset. This would not have been much of a problem for the Robinson house; it appears that the front steps lead down only to a path along the alignment of Teed Street. Vehicle access was not required on Teed since the carriage house was accessed on Hill Street. This does not contradict the Baist maps as far as I can tell.

Another example that comes to mind is Buena Vista Street aka Justicia, just a couple of blocks away. We've seen from photos that this 'street' as it approached Sunset was little more than a dirt path curving around the hillside at the base of Fort Moore Hill, but on the Baist maps it is a wide avenue like any other. The property was laid out, but not improved. Also on the 1921 Baist map, just below the Banning carriage house, a dotted line marks a 'High hill' that goes straight across Broadway, and though it's laid out, a piece of Broadway reaching Sunset at that point is marked 'Not open'.

Another result of the property line focus of the Baist maps is that even the improved streets appear to be very wide compared to how they look in real life. The rights-of-way shown on the Baist maps include not only the streets, but the sidewalks, and possibly even beyond the sidewalks as they show where the property lines actually lie.

I will note that there is a street coming onto Sunset in the 1939 aerial, that I marked as Teed Street on my zoom-in, and its location agrees with the Baist maps to my eye.

rbpjr Mar 16, 2013 10:43 PM

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Originally Posted by belmont bob (Post 6053939)
and there it is..the building i mention in my previous post...it looks as if it would be an important building all on its own, but it seems to always take a backseat to the big building...

Perhaps, the building on the right, is an annex...not sure how many students the high school had when it opened...but LA was growing by "leaps and bounds"...

belmont bob Mar 16, 2013 11:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rbpjr (Post 6054786)
Perhaps, the building on the right, is an annex...not sure how many students the high school had when it opened...but LA was growing by "leaps and bounds"...

I would tend to agree that the north building was an annex. The tower building gives the appearance of being large, but the architecture and window patters suggest a less than simple classroom arraignment. How I would love to explore those halls, and rooms just to get some idea of what the designers were trying to achieve. Based on the small sampling of photos of the north building, I’d say it was more like the later schools in basic room layout.

MichaelRyerson Mar 17, 2013 4:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by belmont bob (Post 6054835)
I would tend to agree that the north building was an annex. The tower building gives the appearance of being large, but the architecture and window patters suggest a less than simple classroom arraignment. How I would love to explore those halls, and rooms just to get some idea of what the designers were trying to achieve. Based on the small sampling of photos of the north building, I’d say it was more like the later schools in basic room layout.

Actually the north building was identified as 'high school' from very early. Refer to the 1914 Baist map both buildings, sitting side by side, are marked 'high school'. However, the annex is across the street next door to Mary Banning's house. The annex reaches all the way through from the east side of Hill Street to Broadway. I think the north building and the annex must have been built at about the same time. Such was the growth of Los Angeles.

rick m Mar 17, 2013 4:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ProphetM (Post 6054723)
Great photos!

You are right that the street in those shots is Hill. Teed Street is east of the mansion, as marked on the Baist maps, but is not in evidence in any of those photos. What must be kept in mind with the Baist maps is that they are concerned primarily with property lines, and the presence of a street does not automatically mean that the street has been improved at all in real life. It looks to me like Teed Street, though laid out as a right-of-way, was not actually made into a traversable roadway until much later due to the difficult topography as it reaches Sunset. This would not have been much of a problem for the Robinson house; it appears that the front steps lead down only to a path along the alignment of Teed Street. Vehicle access was not required on Teed since the carriage house was accessed on Hill Street. This does not contradict the Baist maps as far as I can tell.

Another example that comes to mind is Buena Vista Street aka Justicia, just a couple of blocks away. We've seen from photos that this 'street' as it approached Sunset was little more than a dirt path curving around the hillside at the base of Fort Moore Hill, but on the Baist maps it is a wide avenue like any other. The property was laid out, but not improved. Also on the 1921 Baist map, just below the Banning carriage house, a dotted line marks a 'High hill' that goes straight across Broadway, and though it's laid out, a piece of Broadway reaching Sunset at that point is marked 'Not open'.

Another result of the property line focus of the Baist maps is that even the improved streets appear to be very wide compared to how they look in real life. The rights-of-way shown on the Baist maps include not only the streets, but the sidewalks, and possibly even beyond the sidewalks as they show where the property lines actually lie.

I will note that there is a street coming onto Sunset in the 1939 aerial, that I marked as Teed Street on my zoom-in, and its location agrees with the Baist maps to my eye.

The 1906 Sanborn map also verifies all you've concluded - the Cabrini School's main building up top o this property replaced the razed mansion - At the corner of N.Hill and Sunset (#s 601 to 607) - in the Fletcher image.. You can pick out details of the rooming house (with the pathetic radiation-burned occupant from that scene in Kiss Me Deadly) Said to be Mrs Johnson's rooming house in LAPL Rare Books collection of Mary Bennet photo album -

rick m Mar 17, 2013 4:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by belmont bob (Post 6053833)
this is one of the best photos i can remember of the building but what about the later addition of a second building north side. I've seen photos of it off to the side but never any closeups or seen anything even mentioning it. Does anyone have something?
one other thing..i've seen many photos of this building, but i don't recall any from the west or north vistas...

Two images exist--LAPL 00003621 with schoolgirls in uniforms circa 1925 - And USC chs-m4635 c.1908 referred to as Commercial High School

belmont bob Mar 17, 2013 5:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rick m (Post 6055073)
Two images exist--LAPL 00003621 with schoolgirls in uniforms circa 1925 - And USC chs-m4635 c.1908 referred to as Commercial High School

Well we know that the school system had a Polytechnic HS as well as a later Manual Arts HS so I guess it’s not unreasonable to have a commercial HS which just so happens to be built next to the original HS. If memory serves me, Poly was opened around 1905. So a big question would be – when the new LA HS was opened in 1917, did the commercial HS remain open as a HS up into c1925 as the LAPL picture asserts or was it really a predecessor Jr. High to the later Central JHS.
And does anyone know when the tower building was abandoned and eventually raised? Did the district quit using it in 1917 or was it still in use for some other purpose?
There are so many potential questions about the school, but also the site. We have seen many photos were the tower building stands out along with the Normal School, Court House and old City Hall so it was a prominent structure. I don’t know how much this whole subject rises to the level of noirish, but I find it to be an important aspect of the city’s development in particular that of the greater Bunker Hill area.

Godzilla Mar 17, 2013 2:00 PM

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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality (Post 5232854)
I guess the Ebell Club of Los Angeles would be considered a women's club.

http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/8...edacamerao.jpg
usc

This beautiful building was built at the corner of Wilshire and Lucerne in 1927.

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/5...grandsalon.jpg
usc




The new facilities also included a 1,700 seat auditorium at the rear of the property facing 8th Street.

http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/4...oreymiller.jpg
Corey Miller


They still have these GREAT neon signs that look like they're out of a 1940s film noir.

http://img130.imageshack.us/img130/1...jodisummer.jpg
Jodie Summers





http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/5...odisummers.jpg
Jodie Summers


http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/1...trenytimes.jpg
nytimes


Below is a link to a great article about the Ebell Club of Los Angeles.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/10/us/10ebell.html


According to a local news source, the WE is receiving its first "major" renovation in 90 years. Whether it is a major renovation or overdue maintenance, the efforts sound very positive. http://parklabreanewsbeverlypress.co...r-renovations/

Moxie Mar 17, 2013 2:04 PM

They used the Ebell quite extensively in The Artist (among other productions). When I stopped by to take some pics of it at New Year's, the renovation work was clearly underway. It will be interesting to see what they do with it.


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