The procession at the intersection of Sunset and Glendale (then Lake Shore Avenue). This view looks west toward the present-day site of the Echo and Echoplex music venues. Courtesy of the Automobile Club of Southern California Archives.
The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects.
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