In 1904, the Isaias W. Hellman residence at Fourth and Main in downtown Los Angeles was moved to make way for the Farmers & Merchants Bank building. 
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

In 1904, the Isaias W. Hellman residence at Fourth and Main in downtown Los Angeles was moved to make way for the Farmers & Merchants Bank building. 

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1910 view of Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles, looking east from Olive Street. The edge of Central Park, since renamed Pershing Square, is visible on the right.
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1910 view of Fifth Street in downtown Los Angeles, looking east from Olive Street. The edge of Central Park, since renamed Pershing Square, is visible on the right.

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1939 view looking north at Second and Hill streets. In the distance, the Hill Street tunnels, demolished in 1949 to make way for the 101 freeway, bore through Bunker Hill. Part of the “Dick” Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1939 view looking north at Second and Hill streets. In the distance, the Hill Street tunnels, demolished in 1949 to make way for the 101 freeway, bore through Bunker Hill. 

Part of the “Dick” Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1917 view of Main Street, looking north from atop a building near Sixth Street.
Part of the TICOR/Pierce Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1917 view of Main Street, looking north from atop a building near Sixth Street.

Part of the TICOR/Pierce Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A horse-drawn fire engine speeds down Fifth Street at Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, circa 1900.
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A horse-drawn fire engine speeds down Fifth Street at Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, circa 1900.

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.