''This photo, taken in shows an insanely detailed model of downtown Los Angeles, a WPA project that was displayed at the Museum of Natural History. The photo is one of hundreds in a new Taschen book called “Los Angeles: Portrait of a City”.
Three engineering students and a professor from USC surveying Fourth street in downtown Los Angeles, Building at left is the Fremont Hotel, 401 South Olive Street, Bunker Hill. Courtesy of the University of Southern California History Collection.
CA, Hollywood, the Brown Derby - interior. Originally constructed in led to its relocation and expansion half a block east to 3377 Wilshire in Name originated from a Malverne, NY-based restaurant which had been a popular hang-out for vaudevillians in the
Just when we think we’ve seen every photo of the Hollywoodland sign. It’s literally Hollywood history in the making—a shot of the Hollywoodland sign being constructed in I wonder if these guys realized they were building an icon.