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Old Posted May 2, 2014, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by HossC View Post

The Ville de Paris department store has been briefly mentioned before on NLA. Here's their advert from the 1921 CD.


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There is a connection via the Fusenot family...check it out here:

http://www.berkeleysquarelosangeles....fairchild.html
Prior Ville de Paris:

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...ostcount=11167

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show....php?p=5153866

LAPL also has this staff photo (http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics49/00059281.jpg) and dates it 1901:


A slightly larger version of GW's photo with Laughlin over door at right:



Los Angeles, The Old and The New (J. E. Scott, 1911) at HathiTrust -- http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?i...iew=1up;seq=81

Below is an undated interior photo of Ville de Paris store "between Broadway, Hill, 2nd and 3rd":

USCDL -- http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/si.../id/1765/rec/1

Looking north on Hill St., 1905; the Ville de Paris building is across the street with the awning:

LAPL -- http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics37/00068227.jpg

Homer Laughlin Annex on Hill Street, 1907:

CA State Library -- http://catalog.library.ca.gov/exlibr...QQHRA5G4GK.jpg

Broadway side, February 21, 1913:

Huntington Digital Library -- http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/single...id/13511/rec/1

SE corner 7th and Olive location being built. Source says 1920/30; LAPL has same photo (http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics49/00059133.jpg) and dates it 1917:

USCDL -- http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/si.../id/8258/rec/5

1940:

LAPL -- http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics26/00032550.jpg

Undated:

LAPL -- http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics37/00068350.jpg


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