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This view of Atwater and Glendale during the 1938 Los Angeles River flooding captures the Glendale/Hyperion bridge as well as the Forest Lawn Tower of Legends and mountain side sign.

This view of Atwater and Glendale during the 1938 Los Angeles River flooding captures the Glendale/Hyperion bridge as well as the Forest Lawn Tower of Legends and mountain side sign.

Glendale Hyperion Bridge c. 1935?  Love this photo. Huge fully grown trees obscure the view today.

How Disney Imagineers Recreated '20s and '30s L.A. in 21st-Century Anaheim

The Glendale-Hyperion Bridge, circa

Hyperion Avenue Bridge  Over LA River and I-5  Silverlake, LA, CA

Hyperion Avenue Bridge over LA River and

NORTHEAST L.A. | ATWATER VILLAGE:  Hyperion Avenue Bridge, Los Angeles, 1932.

Los Angeles_Hyperion Bridge Looking up Brand Avenue

The Wiltern neon sign, Neon Signs Along Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles

I live in Korea town close to the Wiltern theater.

1928-Construction of Glendale-Hyperion viaduct, looking south over small arches. The Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct and bridge is 56 ft-wide, 1,340 feet long and features a series of thirteen concrete arches.  F1071.JPG

of Glendale-Hyperion viaduct, looking south over small arches. The Glendale-Hyperion Viaduct and bridge is 56 ft-wide, feet long and features a series of thirteen concrete arches.

Main Street Los Angeles

Water and Power Associates

1938-New L. A. River channel from the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge The path of the Los Angeles River is contained in a new concrete channel, although there is still a natural river bottom, in this view looking north taken from the 1927 Glendale/Hyperion Bridge (originally known as the "Victory Memorial Bridge" in honor of World War I veterans). Posts across the river will become a pedestrian bridge at Sunnynook Drive, which is still there today. The south side of Griffith Park can be seen in the…

River channel from the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938 - Sepia Tones - Curbed LA

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938

[All photos via the amazing LA Public Library photo collection] This is the year and especially the summer of the Los Angeles River--on January it officially became a river again (not just a.

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Waverly Drive Bridge  Over Hyperion  Silverlake, LA, CA

Waverly Drive Bridge Over Hyperion Silverlake, LA, CA

An elevated bicycle path from Pasadena to Los Angeles circa 1900.

An elevated bicycle path from Pasadena to Los Angeles circa 1900.

The totally awesome Los Angeles City Hall during and after construction (1926 - 1928). "Murder at Eastern Columbia," a James Murray mystery, by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson.

The totally awesome Los Angeles City Hall during and after construction - "Murder at Eastern Columbia," a James Murray mystery, by Christopher Geoffrey McPherson.

Hyperion Bridge over Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, 1937. http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15799coll59/id/1025

Hyperion Bridge over Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, 1937 :: Automobile Club of Southern California collection,

1937-Los Angeles- 	Riverside Drive near Elysian Park [graphic] / Herman Schultheis. Originally an alluvial river that ran freely across a flood plain, the Los Angeles River's 51-mile path was unstable and unpredictable with the mouth of the river moving frequently from one place to the other. In March of 1938 there was a great storm that flooded one third of the city of Los Angeles killing 115 people. Later that year, due to public outcry, the Army Corps of Engin   00098521.jpg 800×600…

1937-Los Angeles- Riverside Drive near Elysian Park [graphic] / Herman Schultheis. Originally an alluvial river that ran freely across a flood plain, the Los Angeles River's 51-mile path was unstable and unpredictable with the mouth of the river moving frequently from one place to the other. In March of 1938 there was a great storm that flooded one third of the city of Los Angeles killing 115 people. Later that year, due to public outcry, the Army Corps of Engin 00098521.jpg 800×600…

Westwood, Los Angeles 1941

1941 - Heading north on Westwood Blvd approaching Wilshire Blvd in Westwood Village. Ralphs Grocery store in the distance on the right hand side.

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