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Pacific Electric Building

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The historic Pacific Electric Building (also known as the Huntington Building, after the Pacific Electric founder and developer, Henry Huntington, or 6th & Main for its location) opened in 1905 as the terminal for the Pacific Electric Red Car Lines running east and south of downtown Los Angeles, as well as the company's main headquarters building. [1]

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Belmont Tunnel/Toluca Substation and Yard

The Belmont Tunnel (or Hollywood Subway) / Toluca Substation and Yard is a designated historic monument located within the city limits of Los Angeles, remnants of the former Pacific Electric Railway's line that ran between the Subway Terminal Building in Downtown Los Angeles and the residential district of Westlake.

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Bunker Hill, Los Angeles

Bunker Hill is a historic prominence that traditionally separated Downtown Los Angeles from the rest of the city to the west before the hill was tunneled through at Second Street in 1924.

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Bus

A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Cole's Pacific Electric Buffet

Cole's Pacific Electric Buffet, also known as Cole's P.E. Buffet, is a restaurant and bar located at 118 East 6th Street in the Historic Core district of downtown Los Angeles, California.

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Figueroa Street

Figueroa Street is a major north-south street in Los Angeles County, California, spanning from the Los Angeles neighborhood of Wilmington north to Eagle Rock.

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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump is a 1994 American romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom.

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French dip

In American cuisine, the French dip sandwich, also known as a beef dip, is a hot sandwich consisting of thinly sliced roast beef (or, sometimes, other meats) on a "French roll" or baguette.

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Greene and Greene

Greene and Greene was an architectural firm established by brothers Charles Sumner Greene (1868–1957) and Henry Mather Greene (1870–1954), influential early 20th Century American architects.

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Henry E. Huntington

Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850 – May 23, 1927) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books.

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Jonathan Club

Jonathan Club is a private social club at two California locations—one in Downtown Los Angeles on South Figueroa Street and the other on the beach in Santa Monica.

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Jumpin' Jack Flash (film)

Jumpin' Jack Flash is a 1986 American spy action comedy film starring Whoopi Goldberg.

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L.A. Confidential (film)

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 American neo-noir crime film directed, produced and co-written by Curtis Hanson.

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Long Beach, California

Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (sometimes referred to as LAMTA or MTA I) was a public agency formed in 1951.

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Los Angeles Railway

The Los Angeles Railway (also known as Yellow Cars, LARy, and later Los Angeles Transit Lines) was a system of streetcars that operated in Central Los Angeles and surrounding neighborhoods between 1901 and 1963.

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Pacific Electric

The Pacific Electric, nicknamed the Red Cars, was a privately owned mass transit system in Southern California consisting of electrically powered streetcars, interurban cars, and buses and was the largest electric railway system in the world in the 1920s.

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Pasadena, California

Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.

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Rose Parade

The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday).

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Southern California Rapid Transit District

The Southern California Rapid Transit District (almost always referred to as RTD or rarely as SCRTD), was the successor to the original Metropolitan Transit Authority after it became apparent that it was under-powered for the job of remaking mass transit in Los Angeles (it lacked the powers of eminent domain and local taxation, and had a seven member board appointed by the Governor), and a public relations problem for elected officials when it rejected monorails after years of study and embraced subway along Wilshire Boulevard as its Backbone Route.

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Southern Pacific Transportation Company

The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.

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Street running

On-street running or street running is the routing of a railroad track or tramway track running directly along public streets, without any grade separation.

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Subway Terminal Building

The Subway Terminal Building, now Metro 417, is an Italian Renaissance Revival building in Downtown Los Angeles at 417 South Hill Street.

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Thornton Fitzhugh

Thornton Fitzhugh (1864–1933) was an American architect.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Electric_Building

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