Then Vs. Now: Downtown Los Angeles 1952

L.A. has undergone some major changes in just 60 years. RIP Every building in these photos. posted on

1. Then: The corner of 3rd & Grand on Bunker Hill

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

2. Now: Location of the Wells Fargo Center complex

3. Then: Broadway between 2nd & 1 St.

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

4. Today: Home to an empty lot

5. Then: The 2nd St. Tunnel from 2nd & Hill St.

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

6. Today: Tunnel is still there

7. Then: 100 block of South Main St.

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

8. Today: LAPD Police Administration Building

9. Then: 200 block of South Main St.

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

10. Today: Parking lot

11. Then: Looking up Main St. from 2nd St. toward City Hall

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

12. Today: Main and 2nd St.

13. Then: Old Victorian houses on Wilshire

Photo by Charles W. Cushman/ Courtesy of Indiana University Archives

14. Today: Wedbush Morgan Securities Building

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