1954 aerial view of the Four Level Interchange, where the 101 and 110 freeways meet.
Courtesy of the USC Libraries - Dick Whittington Photography Collection.

1954 aerial view of the Four Level Interchange, where the 101 and 110 freeways meet.

Courtesy of the USC Libraries - Dick Whittington Photography Collection.

Los Angeles City Hall construction site, 1926. Across Spring Street in the center of the photo is the County Hall of Records and, to its right, the red sandstone County Courthouse.
Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Los Angeles City Hall construction site, 1926. Across Spring Street in the center of the photo is the County Hall of Records and, to its right, the red sandstone County Courthouse.

Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

USC Homecoming, 1954: a Trojan rider delivers a message to Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson at City Hall.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

USC Homecoming, 1954: a Trojan rider delivers a message to Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson at City Hall.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1953 aerial view of the Los Angeles Civic Center and 101 freeway. Part of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1953 aerial view of the Los Angeles Civic Center and 101 freeway. Part of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1927 view of the Los Angeles Civic Center from Hill Street, showing City Hall under construction, as well as the Hall of Records, Hall of Justice, and County Courthouse.

Circa 1927 view of the Los Angeles Civic Center from Hill Street, showing City Hall under construction, as well as the Hall of Records, Hall of Justice, and County Courthouse.