Ezra F. Kysor

Photo by Annie Laskey/Los Angeles Conservancy

Foy House

This Italianate-style residence is one of the few remaining homes in Los Angeles from the 1870s. An early resident was Mary Foy, L.A.'s first female chief librarian and a leader in the women's suffrage movement
Photo courtesy Vibiana

Vibiana

The city's first cathedral, and one of L.A.'s few remaining nineteenth-century landmarks, was a stunning work of architecture in a town still emerging from its pueblo origins.