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Old Posted Aug 28, 2010, 1:29 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
The Continental Air Map Company.
The company responsible for many of the wonderful aerials of Los Angeles back in the 1930s.

Below: Their offices were located in this building at 114 S. Beaudry.



R.T. Gerow Collection / Mark Gerow


Below: This photo was taken many years later in 1977 (notice how much the plants have grown).


R.T. Gerow Collection / Mark Gerow
Notice the Department of Water and Power building over on Hope Street peeking out in ethereal's 1977 shot.


Continental Air Maps' interesting building is gone, but its wall is still there:
Google Street View

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