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Nathan Marsak

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  1. nathan
    August 15, 2008 @ 3:41 pm

    Looking east on First, from Flower toward Hope, 1926:

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    Rossmere at Hope and First; further in we’ve the 1902 Warner Apts at 710 and the 1911 Maxine (at far right, with the tall columns), 724 W First.

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    Courtesy USC Digital Archives

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  2. nathan
    October 3, 2008 @ 10:33 pm

    …which was named the Majestic in 1921, so indicates Baist’s Real Estate Atlas.
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    Another glimpse from our visit to the model, peering south down Hope across the intersection of First.

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  3. nathan
    December 15, 2008 @ 1:36 pm

    An image of the Rossmere in its final days, from the Cushman Collection.

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    Note the background:

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    Which bears some resemblance (as shot from the deck of the DWP) to this:

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    Heck, let’s run with the then-and-now. The Rossmere, sitting on its corner of Hope and First, Hope St. obscured by a mound of dirt:

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    And that corner today.

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