Christmas on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles c. 1952. Note the Red Car trolley in the background.
Hollywood Landmark Nickodell Restaurant Sign American 1940's Located right in front of Paramount Studios, and across the street from Desilu Pictures, Nickodells restaurant hosted every major Hollywood star and starlet until it's untimely demise in 1993. The black tiled facade was as identifiable to Angelenos as the Hollywood sign and Capitol Records tower. This sign is the original from the street level, as shown in the black and white period photo.