Hollyhock was built in 1919-1921 for oil heiress, Aline Barnsdall. In 1927 Barnsdall donated the house and acreage to the city of Los Angeles thus creating the Barnsdall Art Park. Declared Historic-Cultural Monument #12 by the City of Los Angeles in 1963.
ANSWER: High number? Horns? Sure, what else could it be but Los Angeles Elks Lodge 99, located at 607 Park View St., across from MacArthur Park. Now, don't you feel rather foolish for not recognizing it?
ANSWER: Si, Senor, it is the old Pico House, the oldest hotel in Los Angeles and little pueblo's first three-story structure. Built in 1869, it was the sensation of its day -- had floors and bathtubs. It was named, of course, after Pio Pico, last Mexican Governor of California. Its location is now designated as the southeast corner of Plaza and N Main Sts. That big square shape at the extreme right in the photograph is, of course, the Federal Building, and , beyond it, the tower of the City Hall.