35 Breathtaking Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles

Here is another collection of Vintage Photographs but this time from The "City of Angels" Los Angeles. Few weeks ago we published a blog post titled “Heartwarming Vintage Photographs of New York City” that has received tremendous appreciation from visitors all around the world. So today we decided to come up with some fascinating Photographs of Los Angeles city in glorious black and white.

Over the years Los Angeles has been the site of many natural disasters that have shaped and molded the city into what it look like today. The photos below depict historical places, peoples, streets, building and possibly anything to give you a flavor of the Los Angeles of yesteryear. Take a look!

City Hall, 1936


The Los Angeles Times Building, 1969


Spring Street, 1896


Aerial from City Hall, 1987


 Angels Flight, 1910


 Hollywoodland, 1920s


Biltmore Hotel, 1930

Bombing of the Los Angeles Times Building, 1910


 Carl's Curve on Mulholland Drive, 1982


2nd Street Tunnel opens, 1924

 

Cityscape from Westlake Park, 1940


Coffee Importer Fire, 1928


Collapse of the St. Francis Dam, 1928


 Construction on the Four Level Interchange, 1948


 Aerial view of Wilshire Center, 1957


Downtown Aerial, 1983


Dr. Beauchamp Dentistry, 1935


Eastern Columbia Building, 1930
 Flooded Streets, 1958


 A sea of Volkswagens, 1969


Inside Dodger Stadium, 1988


Lakewood Houses, 1950


Los Angeles Auto Show Fire, 1929


Los Angeles International Airport, 1964


Los Angeles Public Library, 1926


Los Angeles Theatre, 1931


Los Angeles from Elysian Park, 1984


Lunch Atop City Hall, 1950


New Chinatown, 1948


Pasadena Freeway, 1980


The Los Angeles County Courthouse, 1900


The Civic Center, 1941


The Third Los Angeles Times Building, 1936


 Vine Street at Selma Avenue, 1960


Vogue Theatre, 1935


  
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