Life in The Hills

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Beverly Hills, CA, United States
As a native Southern Californian, I am blessed to have grown up in an area that encompasses year-round beautiful weather, amazing Real Estate, great cuisine, and world influencing entertainment. Having some of the most outstanding homes in America within a 5 mile radius definitely makes my role as a Beverly Hills Realtor unique! In and out of the Golden Triangle, guiding sellers and buyers through their real estate journey, in a one of a kind neighborhood, is a fulfilling and exciting career which I am grateful to have and am happy to share with you. Selling real estate in this area of the country is not just a privilege, it's a lifestyle as well as a gift.

October 19, 2011

Classic Hollywood Photos

Through the decades and over the last century, one of the world's most prominent neighborhoods has grown to be the capital of entertainment known as Hollywood. While many of us recognize today's Tinseltown through a multitude of famous street scenes, world renowned real estate and architecture, and venues which house and host some of the most amazing talent around, we tend to overlook the history of what made the California dream's eras of evolution.

This collection of images, provided by the archives of USC, shows the history, growth, and ambition of building one of the world's most idolized playgrounds!

 Hollywood PD, 1928

Cahuenga Pass with Outpost Estate billboard, 1928

Capital Records, 1968

Charlie Chaplin Airport @ Wilshire & Fairfax, early 1920's

Downtown Culver City, 1929

Sunset & Gardner, 1948

Hollywood & Vine look west, 1932

More of Hollywood PD, 1928

A view of the original hillside sign in Hollywood, "Outpost" which remains can be scene at the top of Runyon Canyon, 1927

Rodeo Drive facing north @ Wilshire, 1968

Wilshire east facing the Samsung Building, 1954

Sunset Blvd, currently Rosa Mexicana and Equinox location, 1938

Sunset Plaza Dr. @ Sunset, 1945

Sunset & Crescent Heights Trader Joes center, 1947

Vine facing south toward Sunset @ Selma

Wilshire & Fairfax, 1939

Beverly Hills - Wilshire & Crescent, 1949