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David Klein: Vintage TWA Posters

Los Angeles, TWA Poster

A musical blast from the past -- the Melody Room on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles as seen around 1956. Today the club is called the #Viper #Room and is a popular sightseeing destination for our luxury tour guests interested in music, history and celebrities. And this was the venue that got me to where I am today #selfmade

Traffic jam at Venice Boulevard and La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, California - Los Angeles Daily News photo 1953.

"Oil Island" was located on La Cienega Blvd., between Beverly and 3rd Street. The wooden derrick was originally constructed in 1907 in the middle of a bean field. When the city extended La Cienega to Sunset Blvd., there was a dispute over the cost of the well, so the city built around it. In 1946, an agreement was struck and the well was dismantled. (LAPL) Bizarre Los Angeles.

May Company Dept. Store Panorama city L.A. County 1950 | Photographs From Vintage Los Angeles | Ned Hardy. Our Dad used to take us to a Kiddie land park in Panorama on Sundays after church.

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When Los Angeles was a horse town - stables & a saddlery shop at 1st/Broadway, c.1890:

Diahann Carroll-Born 6.17.1935 A breast cancer survivor - attended Music & Art High School, along with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams. In many interviews about her childhood, Diahann Carroll recalls her parents' support of her & that they enrolled her in dance, singing & modeling classes. By the time Diahann Carroll was 15, she was modeling for Ebony magazine. She stood 6ft & had a lean build. After graduating from high school, Diahann Carroll attended New York University, majored in…

Dino's Lodge 8532 Sunset Blvd Dean Martin's real-life restaurant, located at 8524 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, was featured in the TV series 77 Sunset Strip.