ANSWER: East. That's the view from the City Hall tower. In the foreground the top of the new Police Administration Building. At lower right the intersection of 1st and San Pedro Sts. Slanting across the photo just above center the Los Angeles River. Three bridges are visible--1st St., 4th St. and 6th St.
ANSWER: Pictured is one of the four ornamental posts on the Washington Blvd. bridge that crosses the Los Angeles River. The bridge is in the heart of the industrial district and lots of people probably go truckin' on by every day without noticing the interesting border of figures on the bridge's four main posts
ANSWER: Naturally, it’s the city's most colorful fountain, the memorial to William Mulholland, "father" of Los Angeles' water supply. Located at Riverside Drive and Los Feliz Blvd., the fountain's changing sprays are dramatically illuminated with varying colored lights. It was dedicated on 1940. And, yes as a boy, Mulholland lived in a ramshackle farm on this very spot.
ANSWER: The photo is of one of the ornate arches that formed the entrances to the old Selig Zoo, adjacent to Lincoln Park. Here, many early-day movies were made. Then, it was a regular zoo. And, at present, an inactive amusement park. But, nevertheless, down through the years and despite fallen plaster, it remains one of the most impressive entrances in town
ANSWER: The two animals, distinguishable on either side of the throne, are the bull and the bear. Add that to the human figures holding the ticker tape and you could get only one answer: The Los Angeles Stock Exchange at 618 S Spring St.