Observing Los Angeles

Julius Shulman's L.A.

This shot of Angels Flight in its old location beside the 3rd Street tunnel is one of the photographs in the exhibition of "Julius Shulman's Los Angeles" at the Central Library. It dates from 1969, after most of the old homes and rooming houses on Bunker Hill had been razed, but before most of the office towers went up. See Judy Graeme's post at Native Intelligence for more on the exhibit and another photograph, courtesy of Shulman and the Getty.

Shulman shot of Angels Flight

Also: See the view before the tunnel or Angels Flight, courtesy of George Garrigues' amazing website, Los Angeles in the 1900s.

Photo: Used with permission. Julius Shulman Photography Archive, Research Library at the Getty Research Institute

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