Intersection of Hill and Second streets on December 1, 1932. Compare to this 1939 view, and a present-day look via Google Street View.
Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Intersection of Hill and Second streets on December 1, 1932. Compare to this 1939 view, and a present-day look via Google Street View.

Part of the California Historical Society 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.

Aerial view of the intersection of First Street, Second Street, and Glendale Boulevard, as seen from the Goodyear blimp in 1936.
Part of the Automobile Club of Southern California Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Aerial view of the intersection of First Street, Second Street, and Glendale Boulevard, as seen from the Goodyear blimp in 1936.

Part of the Automobile Club of Southern California Collection in the USC Digital Library.