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From the Archives: Sparkling night on Broadway in L.A.

From the Archives: Sparkling night on Broadway in L.A.
April 23, 1950: Night scene looking north on Broadway from 7th Street. (Jack Carrick / Los Angeles Times)

Following a rain shower, staff photographer Jack Carrick took this image of Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. In the next morning's Los Angeles Times, the photo’s accompanying headline and caption reported:

A Little Drizzle Puts a Quick Shine on Los Angeles' Broadway

CLEAN AS A WHISTLE – Sparking lights against clean, dark surfaces make a radiant picture of nighttime Los Angeles. This is Broadway, looking north from 7th St.

This post was originally published on Jan. 16, 2015.

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