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Image of 0077A - House eastside of Figueroa

0077A - House eastside of Figueroa

House eastside of Figueroa north of Sunset, subdivision of the West Rosas Tract. This is one of several hundred photographs taken by city engineers in preparation for street improvements for better access to the Arroyo Seco Parkway (now Pasadena Freeway) that would be built in 1939-40 by combination of city engineers and state highway division engineers.

Image of 0036A - Casa Ruiz Rooming House

0036A - Casa Ruiz Rooming House

Casa Ruiz, southwest corner of Figueroa and Boston, Park Tract. This is one of several hundred photographs taken by city engineers in preparation for street improvements for better access to the Arroyo Seco Parkway (now Pasadena Freeway) that would be built in 1939-40 by combination of city engineers and state highway division engineers.

Image of 0041 - Union 76 Gas Station

0041 - Union 76 Gas Station

Union 76 Gas Station, southwest corner of Sunset Boulevard and Figueroa, Park Tract. This is one of several hundred photographs taken by city engineers in preparation for street improvements for better access to the Arroyo Seco Parkway (now Pasadena Freeway) that would be built in 1939-40 by combination of city engineers and state highway division engineers.

Image of F-6347 - Marchessault Street

F-6347 - Marchessault Street

Marchessault Street from Alameda Street, looking east, showing Chinatown, before construction of Union Station. Automobiles, adults and children on sidewalk, overhead sign for Chop Suey. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6339 - Apablasa Street

F-6339 - Apablasa Street

Apablasa Street from east of Alameda Street, looking east, showing Chinatown before construction of Union Station. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6340 - Alameda Street

F-6340 - Alameda Street

Alameda Street from north of Apablasa Street, looking southeast, showing Chinatown before construction of Union Station. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6341 - Apablasa Street

F-6341 - Apablasa Street

Apablasa Street from Juan Street, looking east, showing Chinatown before construction of Union Station. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6342 - Apablasa Street

F-6342 - Apablasa Street

Apablasa Street from Juan Street, looking east, showing Chinatown before construction of Union Station (wider view of street). City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6345 - Napier Street

F-6345 - Napier Street

Napier Street from Alameda Street, looking east, showing Chinatown before construction of Union Station. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.

Image of F-6346 - Apablasa Street

F-6346 - Apablasa Street

Apablasa Street at Juan Street, looking northeast, showing old Jewel Stables in Chinatown before construction of Union Station. City engineers took these historic photos before approximately 3,000 residents were evicted in 1937. Twenty-five blocks were razed in 1938 to allow construction of railroad tracks for the new passenger terminal.