This is another of the buildings I’m thankful is still with us. These are the movie studios built in 1917 by Charlie Chaplin at 416 N. La Brea Ave. This photo was taken in 1922. In 1969, it was designated as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, which is probably the only reason why we still have it today. Chaplin sold it in 1953 and it was turned into a TV studio where “The Adventures of Superman” and “Perry Mason” were filmed. Today is home to the Jim Henson company and his muppets.
And in June 2016: