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York & Fig

Highland Park: Past and present

Marketplace Staff Nov 30, 2014

A view over the 110 Freeway, in 1959 and 2014:

The Masonic Temple on Figueroa Street, in 1920 and 2014. The Masonic Temple is now home to Councilman Gil Cedillo’s District 1 field office

A view of Figueroa Street in 1955 and today:

Figueroa Street at Piedmont Ave. in 1946 and 2014. This was once the home of the old streetcar line.

Figueroa Street at York Boulevard, where we set up our neighborhood bureau.

Another view of Figueroa St.:

Union bank on the corner of York and Fig.:

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