Photograph of Pershing Square and surrounding buildings from the corner of 6th Street and Olive Street, Los Angeles, ca.1913. Pershing Square has an x-shaped walkway (footpath) at the center of which is a circular fountain. Benches are situated along the walkways and around the fountain area. Small clusters of people crowd the park -- strolling through, sitting, reading newspapers, or loitering. There are a variety of trees and vegetation planted throughout the park. Surrounding the park are multi-storied commercial buildings. Prominent buildings or landmarks include Pershing Square in the foreground, Hotel Alexandria at center right, The Los Angeles Examiner building at center right, Union Trust building at center, and the Philharmonic Auditorium building at center left.; Legible signs include: "sanitarium treatment rooms", "Grant [...]", "Huggins building, absolutely fireproof", "Wood Bros., good clothes", "A.K. Braur & Co. Inc., the eastern [...]", "The Angelus", "Trustee Property No. 2, Broadway Central Bldg., fire proof, light offices for rent, The Trustee Co. second floor, 424", "Broadway Drapery & Furniture Co., 447 So. Broadway", "321 Hotel Diller", "Union Trust building", "Beeman & Hendee, infant & juvenile wear, toys", "Los Angeles Examiner", "Hotel Alexandria, erected by Bilicke Rowan Fireproof Building Co.", "Kranich & Bach Sohmer Kurtzmann pianos", "Geo J. Birkel Co., Steinway, and other high grade pianos, Caecilian player pianos, sheet music", "Portsmouth, 1900", "Hotel Portsmouth", "for high class residence & business property, see Mine & Farish, 535 So. Hill", "B-M cafet[...]", "Mammouth Shoe House, 510 So. B'dway".