Tag Archives: #Olvera Street

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Olvera Street, Salute to Los Angeles’ Spanish Past

A postcard of the Avila Adobe, listed on EBay for $1.89. “A people that has lost touch with its historical past, forgotten its traditions and wasted its heritage is as unfortunate as a man who has lost his memory. Without … Continue reading

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Marion Eisenmann: Artist’s Notebook

Olvera Street by Marion Eisenmann, Aug. 8, 2009 Note: I’m reposting artwork that Marion Eisenmann did for the Daily Mirror when it was with the L.A. Times. To visit the old Plaza is to stand at the crossroads of the … Continue reading

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Christmas past

Dec. 5, 1966 Los Angeles Photograph by Judd Gunderson / Los Angeles Times   A nativity scene placed in the Plaza near Olvera Street. The Times said the Olvera Street merchants contributed donations to buy the hand-carved figures.

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