Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California
"Olvera Street was the old trail in which Governor Felipe de Neve led his colonists when he founded Los Angeles in 1781."
These old postcards of Olvera Street (a.k.a. El Paseo de Los Angeles), in Los Angeles, California, provide a great visual look back at Olvera Street's history.


El Paseo
de Los Angeles
(Olvera St.)
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

El Paseo
de Los Angeles
(Olvera St.)
Los Angeles, Calif.

El Paseo
de Los Angeles
(Olvera St.)
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

El Paseo de
Los Angeles
(Olvera Street)
 

Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Cal.

Olvera St.
Avila Adobe
Oldest House in
Los Angeles
 

Oldest house in
Los Angeles,
California

First Piano
in Los Angeles
Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
 

Living Room
Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Memorial Bedroom
Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
La Fiesta De
Los Angeles

Famous
Olvera Street
Oldest St. in
Los Angeles, Calif.

Olvera St.
Los Angeles, Calif.

Colorful Booths
on Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Cal.
 

The Mexican
Nut Vendor
Olvera Street
L.A., Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.

 

Apparel Counter
The Pottery Shop
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Gay Old
Olvera Street
Los Angeles

Senoritas
at the Fountain
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Bit of early California
Los Angeles,
California
 

"Native Costumes"
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Typical
Mexican Curio Shop
on Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Dance Contest
at Olvera St.
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera
Street Scene
Los Angeles, Calif.

Street Dancing
at Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.

Olvera St.
Los Angeles, Calif.
mailed 1948

 

Old Cross
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Cal.

Photo Post Card
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Photo Post Card
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.

Photo Post Card
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Photo Post Card
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.

"Paseo De
Los Angeles"
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

A touch of old Mexico.
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California

Mexican craftsmen
make and display
their wares.
Olvera Street
 

Olvera Street
Paseo De
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
near the Plaza, and
the new Union Station.
Los Angeles,
California
 

El Paseo
De Los Angeles
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

El Paseo
De Los Angeles
Olvera St.
Los Angeles,
California
 

Street of
Mexican Bazaars
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California

Olvera Street was
the old trail in which
Governor Felipe
de Neve led his colonists
 when he founded
Los Angeles in 1781
 

Olvera Street
Marketplace of
 Mexican curios
 

Olvera Street
Located in the
Old Plaza of
Los Angeles,
California
 

At the Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

The Avila Adobe
El Paseo De
Los Angeles
Built in 1818 and
Restored in 1927
 

Old Olvera Street
El Paseo De
Los Angeles,
California
 

Avila Adobe
Los Angeles'
oldest and most
historical landmark
Olvera Street
 

The Avila Adobe
Only remaining wing.
Olvera St.
Los Angeles,
California
 

Mexican Merchant
displays wares in front
of historic Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
mailed 1956
 

Some of the original
buildings of early
Los Angeles, CA
Olvera St.
 

The oldest and most
historic residence in
Los Angeles
Built in 1818
 

Avila Adobe
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California

Olvera Street
Los Angles, Calif.
mailed 1968
 

Market place
of Mexican curios
on the Old Plaza
Olvera Street

Cielito Lindo
Original Taquitos
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

El Paseo Inn
de Los Angeles
20 Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California

El Paseo Inn
on Olvera Street
Fiesta Shows Nightly
Los Angeles,
California
 

El Paseo Inn
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Paseo de
Los Angeles
1939
 

Tacos Stands,
Night Clubs,
and Gift Shops, all
operated by Mexicans
Olvera Street
 

Almost in the
shadow of city hall
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
Calif.
 

Olvera Street
the oldest
thoroughfare
in Los Angeles
 

Olvera Street
Los Angles,
California
 

Taco stands,
nightclubs
and gift shops.
Olvera Street
mailed 1960
 

Olvera Street
Tacos stands,
Night Clubs and
Gift Shops
Los Angeles
 

Founded by the
Spanish in 1781
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Quaint and
Colorful Street
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Busy Street-side
Stands
Olvera Street
Los Angles,
California
 

A bit of old Mexico is
transplanted into the
heart of Los Angles
Olvera Street
 

A Bit of Early
Los Angeles
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Tacos stands, Night
Clubs, Gift Shops
Olvera Street
mailed 1959
 

The Ballet Group
"Los Ninos" ranging
from three to fourteen.
Olvera Street
 

The ballet group
"Los Ninos"
Olvera Street
Los Angles
 

Olvera Street
Los Angles, Calif.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
mailed 1960
 

Olvera Street
Reminiscent of early
California
in Los Angeles
 

A little place of
worship on Historic
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Colorful
Street Dancer
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
mailed 1969
 

Fiesta Time on
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California

Street Merchants
during Festive Holiday
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Mariachi Band
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Dancing Girls
in native costumes
Olvera Street
Los Angeles
 

Senoritas
at the Fountain
Olvera Street
Los Angeles

Olvera Street
Los Angeles
California
 

People in
native costumes
Olvera Street
Los Angeles
 

A solo dance
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
a bit of old Mexico in
Los Angeles,
California

Olvera Street
Market Place for
Mexican curios
Los Angeles
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Entrance to
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Bit of Old Mexico
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Historical Cross
to commemorate the
founding of
Los Angeles.
Olvera Street
 

This all wooden
cross marks the
founding of
El ' Pueblo De
Los Angeles
 

One of the first
streets in early
Los Angeles
Olvera Street
 

El  Pueblo De
Los Angeles
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Olvera Street
Mardi Gras
Colorful "Pre Lenten"
carnival before fast

Olvera Street
at night during
Mardi Gras
Los Angeles,
California
 

Actor Don Knott's
Interviewed during
Festival Blessing of the
Animals day at
Olvera Street

Olvera Street
The blessing of the
Animals.
Los Angeles,
California
 

Mexican Charros
Participating in the
Blessing of the Animals
Olvera Street
Los Angeles

Colorful costumes
in the parade of the
Blessing of the Animals
Olvera Street
Los Angeles
 

Senoritas in costume
brining animals to be
blessed on Saturday
before Easter.
Olvera Street
 

The Blessing
of the Animals
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Blessing of the
Animals
Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Authentic Mexican
costumes in fiesta
Blessing of the
Animals
Olvera Street
 

The blessing of the
animals is a festive
colorful event.
Olvera Street
Los Angeles

Flower and
Camera Day
at Olvera Street
Los Angeles,
California
 

Latin American
Trade Mart
24 Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Latin American
Trade Mart
24 Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Latin American
Trade Mart
24 Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Jose Herrera
Original Candle Maker
27 1/2 Olvera St.
 

Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Historical Cross
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
 

Sidewalk Merchant
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, Calif.
mailed 1954
 

Olvera Candle Shop
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

The Blessing of
the Animals
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Our Lady of
La Purisima Shrine
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
 

Senoritas at
the fountain.
Olvera Street
Los Angeles, CA
mailed 1963
 


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