Lost Tunnels of Broadway & Hill St. (Broadway on My Mind #16)

This is a tour about the lost tunnels of old northern Downtown Los Angeles around the Civic Center.

Lost Tunnels of Broadway & Hill St. (Broadway on My Mind #16)

Los Angeles, California 90095, United States

Created By: Los Angeles Visionaries Association

Tour Information

This is a tour about the lost tunnels of old northern Downtown Los Angeles around the Civic Center.


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Pattison Family & Angels Flight

Gordon Pattison discusses life on Bunker Hill.
2
2nd Street Tunnel & Surrounding Area

The countours of the dirt patch at the northwest corner of Second and Hill provide us with one of the few remaining vestiges of the Hill's original topography. 
3
Southern portal of Hill Street Tunnel (Double Bore)

The Los Angeles-Pacfic Railway petitioned the City in 1906 to construct two single-bore tunnels; one ran up Hill from roughly First to Temple, the other from just above Temple to Sunset.  They opened in September, 1909.   September 1913 s... Read more
4
Site of South Portal and Hill Terrace

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5
Hill Street Tunnel (Double Bore) Temple (northern) portal

This is the northern portal of the double bore Hill Street Tunnel
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Southern Portal Hill Street Tunnel (single bore)

Southern Portal Hill Street Tunnel (single bore)
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Southern Portal Broadway Tunnel

Work began on the Broadway Tunnel in November 1899.  When opened in August of 1901, is was 760' long, 40' wide, and 22' high.  (With the exception of the Fairmount Park Tunnel in Philadelphia, Broadway was the widest in the world—but th... Read more
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Northern Portal Broadway Tunnel

North Portal Broadway Tunnel
9
Northern Portal Hill Street Tunnel (single bore)

Northern Portal Hill Street Tunnel (single bore).

 

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