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Photo of the Day – 02/08/17 (“South Hill St., Los Angeles”, 1942)

Daily Photo — “South Hill St., Los Angeles, 1972”

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Another “then and now”, this time in sunny Los Angeles.  Unlike most of these you see in large, ever-evolving big cities, the buildings are are all remarkably well preserved here. — [GOOGLE MAPS]

April 1942. “South Hill Street, Los Angeles.” Now playing at the Warner: The Male Animal. Photo by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information.

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Posted by on February 8, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 8/1/13 (Los Angeles, 1899)

Daily Photo — “Los Angeles, 1899”

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Circa 1899. “General view, Los Angeles.”  Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

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Posted by on August 1, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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History of Hollywood – Infographic

The History of Hollywood

You hear “Hollywood” today and probably instantly think of the film industry and mega-movie stars, but it wasn’t always this way.  From its humble beginnings as part of a ranch turned residential community in 1886 through 2001, where Hollywood is like we know it today, this infographic traces the history and growth of this small town as it grew and became embraced by the film industry. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on April 12, 2013 in Infographics

 

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