The "City of Angels" is a lot of things to different people. Though some may doubt it's angelic qualities, most of us can agree that Los Angeles, California has a lot to offer including many unique and impressive sights (and sites). Like any other major metropolitan area, L.A. didn't spring out of the abyss fully formed. Many hands, many years, many disasters have shaped and molded Los Angeles into what it is today, and that important history deserves to be honored.

That being said, here is a gallery of 50 Incredible Vintage Photographs of Los Angeles to show just how far the region has come.

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