These days, the corner of Wilshire Blvd and Western Ave, is always so packed with vehicles and pedestrians coming in and out of the Metro subway station, or heading for the Wiltern Theater that it’s hard to imagine it as a sleep little intersection of cute little one-story buildings. If you look closely, you can see a car on show in a cute picture-frame window display. What amazes me is that this now-busy corner didn’t even rate traffic lights back then. I wonder if they came along when the Wiltern opened in 1931.
That same corner in 2016: