PHOTOGRAPHYSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BUILDING SITES.
Group of approximately 643 silver gelatin photographs, generally 8 x 10 inches, 1920s, related to approximately 38 building sites, most titled in the negative, a majority linen-backed, very good or better condition.
A fascinating group of photographs that tracks the progress of various Southern California building sites by the firm MacDonald & Kahn. The impact of the film industry on the Los Angeles area is apparent in the many theater projects and even a cinema prop house. Also of interest are the images that include local traffic and the streetcar network.