This tree outside the Howard & Smith flower shop at Olive and 9th streets attained a height of 134 feet before succumbing to a windstorm in 1915
Learn about the crusade to introduce eucalyptus trees to Southern California with L.A. as Subject’s most recent KCET contribution, “Who Eucalyptized Southern California?”.

This tree outside the Howard & Smith flower shop at Olive and 9th streets attained a height of 134 feet before succumbing to a windstorm in 1915

Learn about the crusade to introduce eucalyptus trees to Southern California with L.A. as Subject’s most recent KCET contribution, “Who Eucalyptized Southern California?”.

Circa 1913 view of Olive Street, looking north from 6th Street. Pershing Square is visible in the bottom right. In the distance, Olive Street ascends Bunker Hill.

Circa 1913 view of Olive Street, looking north from 6th Street. Pershing Square is visible in the bottom right. In the distance, Olive Street ascends Bunker Hill.