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The Lane-Wells Company headquarters in Los Angeles, circa 1939. This building stands at 610 South Soto Street in Highland Park, and is still gloriously intact.

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MARTIN TURNBULL - Author of "The Garden of Allah" series of novels set during the golden years of Hollywood

the Brown Derby restaurant, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, c. 1939. by John Swope.

We Had Faces Then

“ the Brown Derby restaurant, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, c. 1939. by John Swope. ”

Corner of Broadway and 5th Street, downtown Los Angeles, circa 1920s

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In this 1940s color shot of Westwood near UCLA, we can see how easy it must have been to drive around the neighborhood back then. We can also see the JC Penney and Chandler’s Shoe stores featured in

The Sunset Strip west of La Cienega in 1939.(Photographer: Fred William Carter / LAPL 00009355) Bizarre Los Angeles

The Sunset Strip west of La Cienega in 1939.(Photographer: Fred William Carter / LAPL 00009355) Bizarre Los Angeles

Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938

25 Photos of the Los Angeles River Before It Was Paved in 1938

[All photos via the amazing LA Public Library photo collection] This is the year and especially the summer of the Los Angeles River--on January 1, it officially became a river again (not just a...

1936 Hollywood Blvd. & Highland Ave.

Historic Photograph of Hollywood Blvd. & Highland Ave.

Hollywood Blvd. & Highland Ave. | Historic photography of Hollywood:

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard. The photo was taken in 1927, the year it was completed.

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard. The photo was taken in 1927, the year it was completed.