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Old Posted Jun 21, 2011, 2:31 AM
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Originally Posted by gsjansen View Post
looking north on grand from 4th street during the 4th street viaduct project 1955. 4th street is in the process of becoming an open cut that tunnels beneath grand


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looking north on grand across 4th street after it has been tunneled under grand as part of the 4th street viaduct project 1956


Source: LAPL
These are complete madness! I woulda surely seen (and remembered) had these ever been on the the PL's site before. They are, to their, credit, certainly adding new things all the time...goodness knows what they have lurking within! This is a rarely (if ever) captured vantage of 4th and Grand -- especially of that garage (which had replaced the Brunson Mansion). Here's an image from roughly the same spot -- note the cornice on the Fleur-de-Lis/Capitol Hotel and the Nugent in the distance in the first image above, and the Lovejoy at the right in the second --
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