Photograph of the Los Angeles City Garage with the civic center in the background, 1927. The garage can be seen in the foreground at right and many automobiles are visible in a parking lot at center. The Hall of Justice, the Courthouse, the partially completed City Hall and the Hall of Records can be seen from left to right in the background. City Hall has no walls and is made of steel beams. Wide paved streets are visible in the foreground and at left.; Legible signs include, from left: ""Starts Friday April 1 Matinee Ladies", "Now Mats. Tues. Thurs. Sat. Smashing All Records Alias the Deacon with Berton Churchill", "Mother's 'Secret' for wonderful coffee -- Newmark flavor", "Now Playing New Mission Playhouse R. D. MacLean", "Old Gold", "Goodrich", "Rooms $1.00 & Up", "New Hotel Broadway and apartments", "The McCarthy Co. Homes on Terms", "Hotel", and "Private Keep Out".