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Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives in Library Special Collections

Select Images from the LA Times Photo Collection- Landmarks and Attractions

Los Angeles City Hall

City Hall seen from snow covered intersection of First and Spring Streets in Los Angeles, Calif., 1944-02-21

Hollywood Bowl

Audience view of Eleanor Roosevelt's address at the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, 1935-10-01

Union Station

Los Angeles Union Station's opening day parade, 1939-05-05


Korean student, Jong Sook Kim, visiting the Mad Hatter and Alice at Disneyland, 1964-01-05

Venice Beach

Bathers and lifeguard on boardwalk in front of the Ocean Park Bathhouse at Venice Beach, circa 1925

May Co. Building

Exterior of the May Co. department store at corner of Fairfax and Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles, Calif., 1990-06-12

Watts Towers

Construction of Watts Towers Arts Center, Calif., 1961-06-04

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Le Poulet, the rooster who laid eggs, in courtyard of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967-07-25

Griffith Observatory

Know Your City No.11: Obelisk at entrance to Griffith Observatory and Planetarium. 1955-11-28

Angels Flight

Know Your City No. 3: View down alleyway at Angels Flight car, 1955-11-20

Old County Courthouse

County Courthouse under demolition, Los Angeles, 1935-08-12

Dunbar Hotel

Dunbar Hotel, Los Angeles (Calif.), 1983-09-22

Ambassador Hotel

Ambassador Hotel covered walkway and façade facing Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif., 1959-02-09

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Tourists at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Calif., 1972

Hollywood Palladium

Henry Lyman, George Ullman and Dick White standing under the marquee of the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, Calif., 1984-05-15

Brown Derby

Pickets with placards reading "Save the Derby" in front of Brown Derby restaurant that's wrapped in scaffolding, Los Angeles, Calif., 1980-09-21

Theme Building

Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport, 1961-01-08

Hollywood Reservoir

Hollywood Reservoir and Hollywoodland sign, Los Angeles, 1925-1939

Dodger Stadium

Aerial view of Dodger Stadium with downtown Los Angeles in background, 1985-02-15

Griffith Observatory

Ceremony at the Griffith Observatory, perhaps the opening and dedication, Los Angeles, 1935

Selig Zoo Entrance

Know Your City No.15 Lionesses on archway of entrance to the Selig Zoo Los Angeles. 1955-12-02

Biltmore Hotel

Biltmore Hotel at 506 South Grand Avenue in Los Angeles, Calif., 1959-02-14

Southwest Museum

Entrance to the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, Calif., 1986-10-18

Ocean Park Beach

Crowd celebrating the Fouth of July on Ocean Park Beach, Santa Monica, 1929-07-04

Sunset Strip

Billboards and traffic along the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, Calif., 1975-12-05

Old Los Angeles Times Building

Old Los Angeles Times Building being prepared for demolition, Los Angeles, 1938

MacArthur Park

Know Your City No.12 Lake and boathouse at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles, Calif., 1955-11-29

Echo Park Lake

Marian Skouras and Velda Martin canoeing amidst lotus flowers on Echo Park Lake, Los Angeles, 1935-08-09

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Aerial view of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, talk of reconfiguration of seating to accommodate Los Angeles Raiders. 1987-03-22

Anaheim Stadium

Aerial view of a crowd filled Anaheim Stadium and surrounding area on it's opening day. 1966-04-10