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View looking north on Broadway, between 4th Street and 5th Street, ca.1906 (CHS-5431a)


View looking north on Broadway, between 4th Street and 5th Street, ca.1906 (CHS-5431a)



View looking north on Broadway, between 4th Street and 5th Street, ca.1906
Photograph of a view looking north on Broadway, between 4th Street and 5th Street, ca.1906. Most of the buildings are commercial and about 4 stories high. The street is busy with pedestrians walking down the sidewalks or crossing the street. Many horse-drawn carriages and early-model cars are parked along the curb or traveling down the street. Several streetcars are traveling down the street. Notable buildings are the Belasco Theatre (right) and the Broadway Central Building (center).; Legible signs include: "Belasco Th[eater], Belasco Mayer & Co., this week, 'On the Qui[...]", "we, Post Card Shop, [...]", "Optic Theatre, 5AC/, moving pictures", "Parmelee, Dohrmann Company, dire[...], reta[iler ...], C[...], Glas[s ...], house[...], hotel[...]", "Varney & Green", "Trustee Property No. 2", "Broadway Central Building, L.A. Realty Site Co.", "The Bon March", "The Hub, world beaters for overcoats", "B. & O. Van, the storage", "Cummings", on a streetcar "Westlake Park, Melrose Ave.", "[...]ns, [... s]hoes, [...] in the world, [c]hildren, [...]5 S. B'dw'y", "Los Angeles Pacific Co.".
Call number: CHS-5431; CHS-5431A
Filename: CHS-5431; CHS-5431a
Coverage date: circa 1906
Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Format: glass plate negatives
Type: images
Geographic subject (city or populated place): Los Angeles
Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections
Accession number: 5431; 5431A
Microfiche number: 1-2-57
Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Geographic subject (country): USA
Format (aacr2): 2 photographs : glass photonegative, photonegative, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm., 26 x 21 cm.; 2 Photoprints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.
Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
Subject (adlf): roadways
Project: USC
Repository email: [email protected]
Contributing entity: California Historical Society
Date created: circa 1906
Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries
Format (aat): negatives (photographic); photographs
Geographic subject (state): California
Subject (file heading): Los Angeles -- Streets -- Broadway -- 4th to 5th; Los Angeles -- Architecture -- Commercial -- Theaters -- General
Legacy record ID: chs-m99; USC-1-1-1-102; USC-1-1-1-1475
Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.
Geographic subject (county): Los Angeles
Geographic subject (roadway): Broadway; Fourth Street; Fifth Street
Subject (lcsh): Streets





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