The Farmers Market has been at Third and Fairfax since 1934. How did it get there? Discover the story of this L.A. institution in L.A. as Subject’s latest Los Angeles Magazine blog post.

The Farmers Market has been at Third and Fairfax since 1934. How did it get there? Discover the story of this L.A. institution in L.A. as Subject’s latest Los Angeles Magazine blog post.

Circa 1937 view of the Third Street Tunnel’s west portal between Hope and Flower streets, with the residential community of Bunker Hill perched above. As Eric Richardson notes in blogdowntown’s primer on the tunnel’s history, the tunnel was in 1967 extended 110 feet west of the portal seen here as part of the Bunker Hill redevelopment plan.
Part of the TICOR/Pierce Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Circa 1937 view of the Third Street Tunnel’s west portal between Hope and Flower streets, with the residential community of Bunker Hill perched above. As Eric Richardson notes in blogdowntown’s primer on the tunnel’s history, the tunnel was in 1967 extended 110 feet west of the portal seen here as part of the Bunker Hill redevelopment plan.

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

Looking east down Third Street at Normandie Avenue in 1900. Part of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Looking east down Third Street at Normandie Avenue in 1900. Part of the Title Insurance and Trust / C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Intersection of Third and Hill streets circa 1898, before the construction of the Third Street Tunnel or Angels Flight. The view looks northwest up Third Street at Bunker Hill and the Queen Anne Crocker Mansion at Third and Olive.

Intersection of Third and Hill streets circa 1898, before the construction of the Third Street Tunnel or Angels Flight. The view looks northwest up Third Street at Bunker Hill and the Queen Anne Crocker Mansion at Third and Olive.

Los Angeles firefighters in action at 3rd and Broadway, circa 1913

Los Angeles firefighters in action at 3rd and Broadway, circa 1913