1920 aerial view, looking north, of the intersection of Wilshire Blvd (running left-right) and Fairfax Blvd (top-bottom) during an aviation fair. The area in the top-right of the photograph, near the cluster of oil wells, is today home to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the adjacent La Brea Tar Pits.

1920 aerial view, looking north, of the intersection of Wilshire Blvd (running left-right) and Fairfax Blvd (top-bottom) during an aviation fair. The area in the top-right of the photograph, near the cluster of oil wells, is today home to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the adjacent La Brea Tar Pits.

  1. wilfair reblogged this from usclibraries and added:
    Wilshire and Fairfax, 1920.
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    steve
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    UNBELIEVABLE.
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    Wow! To think of what this area looks like today…
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    The house I live in, which is near that tiny cluster of structures in the mid-upper right, just out of frame, was about...
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    I forget how young this city really is.
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    They looked out over this terrain and said, “Someday we’ll build a diner right on that corner. But it won’t ever be...
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    By one of my favorite museums!
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