Category Archives: 1935

Rediscovering Los Angeles — Pershing Square

Dec. 23, 1935: For this installment of Rediscovering Los Angeles, Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy Turner visit Pershing Square. Not the concrete moonscape we know today, designed to repel the homeless, but a lushly landscaped park with a … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles – the St. Angelo

Grand and Temple via Google Street View. In the Dec. 16, 1935, installment of Rediscovering Los Angeles, Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy Turner visit the St. Angelo, on “Grand Avenue just off Temple Street on the northern slope … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles – The Plaza

Dec. 9, 1935: For the sixth installment, Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy G. Turner visit the old Plaza. Turner says: “Historically, it was never much, never a really Mexican plaza with parking and a kiosk for a municipal … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles — El Capricho de los Dorados

Dec. 2, 1935: In this installment of Rediscovering Los Angeles, Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy Turner visit El Capricho de los Dorados, a tiny Mexican restaurant on Aliso “below Alameda Street.” Turner says: “These little places are generally … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles – The Old Livery Stable

This is the fourth in the Rediscovering Los Angeles series, from Nov. 25, 1935, by Times artist Charles Owens and columnist Timothy Turner. Horses did not disappear from the streets of Los Angeles for quite a while after the introduction … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles – Aliso and Alameda

Nov. 18, 1935: This is the third installment in the Rediscovering Los Angeles series, featuring Charles Owens’ artwork and text by Times columnist Timothy Turner. Unlike the later Nuestro Pueblo series by Owens and Joe Seewerker, these entries were never … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles – Ferguson Alley

Nov. 11, 1935: For their second installment of “Rediscovering Los Angeles,” Times artist Charles Owens and Times columnist Timothy Turner visit Ferguson Alley, which as Turner notes was going to be demolished for Union Station. Turner writes: Ferguson Alley, which … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Los Angeles — And Timothy Turner

I have had a copy of this drawing over my desk for years as a reminder that I really ought to write a series of posts on the subject. This is the first in a series of columns featuring Charles … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights — Frank S. Hoover, Portrait Photographer and Apartment Developer

  Early Hollywood portrait photography developed from the need of stars for portraits to send out looking for roles, and from studios realizing the value of selling their product through stars. Los Angeles and Hollywood photographers recognized for taking photographs … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Erich von Stroheim’s ‘Paprika’

A copy of Erich von Stroheim’s “Paprika” inscribed to Hugo Balin has been listed on EBay as Buy It Now for $1,250. Famed director/actor Erich von Stroheim faced financial disaster in the mid-1930s. After directing such visual powerhouses as “Foolish … Continue reading

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LAPD End of Watch, June 16, 1935

The daily NewsWatch of the Los Angeles Police Protective League honors the anniversaries of LAPD officers killed in the line of duty. For June 16,the union honors Alfred C. “Scotty” Madon, a motorcycle officer who was fatally injured on June … Continue reading

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