Main Street

Photography wasn’t allowed in certain spots on the L.A. Conservancy’s Mainly Main tour, so I didn’t take many pictures. A crew was setting up for a private party in St. Vibiana’s where all photography was banned, and the penthouse at the Pacific Electric Lofts was dressed for a shoot (I think it was "24") so no pictures were permitted. We also went into Edison, but the light levels were so low that I would never get decent pictures in there with my camera.

Here are a couple of snaps heading south:

 

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Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times
This is next to the old Linda Lee Theater, where "Seven Samurai" had its Los Angeles premiere.

 

 

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Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times
Here’s the King’s Market at 5th Street. I wasn’t sure at first, but I believe these are the same style street lamps found in the frame grab from "The Street With No Name" (1948). 

 

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Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times

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Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times
These pictures will give you an idea of the details in the National City Lofts. Unfortunately, the stained-glass dome has been removed.

 

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Photograph by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times
My friend Carlos Lozano and I wandered into the Hotel Cecil and I snapped this shot of the stained glass in the ceiling.

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