Happy Fourth of July!
1952 photo courtesy of the USC Libraries - Los Angeles Examiner Collection.
Circa 1940s view of the California Incline in Santa Monica. Courtesy of the USC Libraries - Dick Whittington Photography Collection.
Santa Monica’s coastal bluffs, circa 1898. This week for Los Angeles magazine, L.A. as Subject has the story of how this cliff-top land was made into the beach city’s treasured Palisades Park.
Corner of Third Street and Santa Monica Boulevard (then named Oregon Avenue) in Santa Monica, circa 1900. Today the intersection is part of the popular Third Street Promenade retail district.
Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.