An epic view of Wilshire Boulevard looking eastward toward downtown. There are many recognizable buildings in the shot, including the Ambassador Hotel with its flagpole on top. The photo was probably taken mid to late
From here we have a glorious color photo of Vine Street, Hollywood, looking north toward Hollywood Boulevard. Most prominently, we can see the Tom Breneman’s Hollywood Restaurant, which became famous when Breneman started hosting his “Breakfast in H
Iconic Hollywood sign used to say “Hollywoodland”. The sign was first erected in 1923 and originally read “HOLLYWOODLAND”. Its purpose was to advertise the name of a new housing development in the hills above the Hollywood district of Los Angeles….
The Hollywood sign was erected in 1923 to promote the 'Hollywoodland' real estate development. By the it was in disrepair, and neighbors wanted it torn down. In the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce pushed to have the sign repaired and rebuilt, r