Looking north up Vine St from NBC studios, Hollywood circa 1939

Looking north up Vine St from NBC studios, Hollywood circa 1939If you walked out of the NBC radio studios at the corner of Sunset and Vine in 1939, there’s the view of Vine Street that would have greeted you: the Tropics restaurant, the Globe Investment Company (1529 Vine), the Health Spot Shoe Shop (1531 Vine), the Travelknit Shop (1533 Vine), Ambassador Florists (1535 Vine) and the Hollywood Recreation Center Bowling Alley (1539 Vine)

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One Response to Looking north up Vine St from NBC studios, Hollywood circa 1939

  1. Jean Hunter says:

    Oh, I love this. I can just picture myself walking out of NBC and this is what I’d see in 1939. The starkness of this grayish black and white pic somehow saturates it with a realism. Do wish it still looked like this now in 2016.

    Thanks, Martin.

    Jean