Photograph of the Central Building on the corner of Sixth Street and Main Street, Los Angeles, ca.1912. This 12-story building is decorated with a variety of ornamental reliefs. The name "Central Building" is engraved above the two main entrances, just below the cantilevers. Above the cantilevers is a pair of short lamp poles and glass globes (?). Signs are visible on the windows of the first three floors and the top floor of the building. At right, looking west down Sixth Street, there are four early-model cars and four bicycles parked along the street. At left, looking south down Main Street, there are four early-model cars and four horse-drawn carriages parked. About a dozen pedestrians are on or near the sidewalks. Two men stand next to the corner street lamp where just below the lamps are the street signs: "S. Main St." and "W. Sixth St.". Street car tracks curve around the corner of the street.; Legible signs include: "[furn]ished Rooms, Hotel Madison", "Edw. Germain W...e Co.", "Benson Hardware Co.", "Peerless Cafeteria", "Pool 2 ..., Kelly Roth, Pool 2 ...", "Wells Fargo & Co. Express", "Occidental Life", "Illinois Central Railroad", "Cons...", "Ed...", "Southern Pacific", "Corcoran Lands", "Edwin T. Ear...", "Main Street ...".