Homes sparsely dot the hillside of early Hollywoodland

Homes sparsely dot the hillside of early HollywoodlandThese days, we’re so used to seeing the hillsides of Hollywoodland crowded with homes that it can be easy to forget there was once a time when Hollywoodland was a bit of a financial flop and nothing much was there. Near the bottom left corner, we can see the entrance to Hollywoodland—the darkish building near the bottom center is the sales office. Hollywoodland opened in 1923 so I’d guess that this photo was mid-to-late 1920s, but the way it’s shot, it almost looks like a model, doesn’t it?

 

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One Response to Homes sparsely dot the hillside of early Hollywoodland

  1. Could that be Falcon’s Lair (lower right)? Love the pic and love you. L