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Presents MLL IV
GROUND BROKEN FOB ERECTION OF A NEW PLANT
Will Turn Out Sixty Barrels of the Beverage per Day—Eastern Capital Interested '
Within the next three weeks ground will be broken for the erection of the plant of the Los Angeles Brewing company, and within two months thereafter the new establishment will be complete and in operation. The company filed its articles of incorporation in the office of the county clerk on the 16th Inst. The capital stock Is $50,000, and so confident are the promoters of the enterprise in its success that they have secured the investment of Chicago capital to the amount of $25,000 in the concern
This is the story of the 400-year old sycamore that Aliso St was named for and which also used to be such a feature in early LA and, for a short time, of the Maier & Zobelein Brewery. The tree was 60 feet high and 200 feet wide, making it a dramatic landmark back in the era of single-story buildings.
It's on the right beyond the Plaza in this 1857 photo from Fort Hill:
Click the map for a larger view!
There are several addresses which appear on Both Moulton and Ave. 21, so make sure you're headed to the correct street!