RSS Feed


Posts By Category

American Legion Post 43 (2) Articles (1) ASC (1) Barnsdall Park (1) BLACKOUTS (3) Brown Derby Restaurant (12) Charles Chaplin Studio (1) Charles E. Toberman (1) Chinese Theater (13) Churches (1) Ciro's Nightclub (3) Cirque du Soleil (1) Cocoanut Grove (2) Coconut Grove (7) Crossroads of the World (1) Earl Carroll Theater (3) Ernest Torrence (1) Farmers Market (2) Garden of Allah (1) Garden of Allah Hotel Photos (11) Gay Pride Parade (1) Gilmore Stadium (1) Grauman's Chinese Theater (3) Grauman's Egyptian Theater (2) Griffith Observatory (3) Hancock Park & Windsor Square (1) Hand and Footprint ceremonies (2) Hollywood (11) Hollywood Airfields (5) Hollywood Athletic Club (1) Hollywood Blvd. (14) Hollywood Bowl (11) Hollywood Canteen (43) Hollywood Canteen Book (3) Hollywood Fire Dept. (1) Hollywood Guild and Canteen (3) Hollywood Historic Places (1) Hollywood History (4) Hollywood Hotels (4) Hollywood Images (17) Hollywood Legion Stadium (2) Hollywood Nightclubs (4) Hollywood Oil (1) Hollywood Palladium (6) Hollywood Photographs (11) Hollywood Photos (52) Hollywood Pictures (16) Hollywood Police Dept. (1) Hollywood Radio (1) Hollywood Real Estate Developments (1) Hollywood Restaurants (7) Hollywood School For Girls (2) Hollywood Sign (34) Hollywood Sign History (6) Hollywood Stars Baseball Team (3) Hollywood Studio Club (3) Hollywood Television (1) Hollywood Theaters (4) Hollywood Walk of Fame (42) Hollywoodland (2) Hollywood's Anniversary (1) Ken Murray's Blackouts (1) Larchmont Village (1) Laurel Canyon (7) Magic Castle (1) Millennium Hollywood (1) Mocambo Nightclub (2) Moulin Rouge (1) Movie Making (6) Movie Palaces (1) Movie Premieres (1) Movie Studios (25) New Photographs (1) Outpost Estates (1) Pan Pacific Auditorium (2) Pantages Theater (2) Parades (2) Paramount Studio (1) Paul DeLongpre (3) Pilgrimage Play (3) Pinterest (1) Poverty Row & Gower Gulch (2) Radio and Television (2) Republic Studios (1) Restaurants/Nightclubs (9) Runyon Canyon (2) Santa Claus Lane Parade (3) Santa Claus Lane Parade Photos (1) Schwab's Pharmacy (9) Sid Grauman (1) Sunset Blvd. (5) The Hollywood Canteen Book (1) Valentino (1) VJ Day (3) Walk of Fame (22) Wallich's Music City (2) Whitley Heights (1) William & Kate (1) Yamashiro Hollywood (1)

Posts By Month

The Hollywood Photographs Blog

Outpost Estates

         ** Click Here To View Photos **

The Outpost Estates is one of Hollywood’s finest real estate developments.  In 1927, Hollywood developer, Charles E. Toberman, purchased 325 acres rrom candy heiress, Myra Hershey for the development of the Outpost Estates. a few months later, he purchased ten and a half acres from film maker, Jesse Lasky for an enormous amount of $275,000.

Once he acquired all the property, he embarked on a development program.  He installed streets of concrete, very ornate street lights, underground utilities, concrete sidewalks and began grading lots to sell to waiting buyers.  The lots were priced from $30,000 to $50,000.

The architectural designs were limited to Spanish with sloped tile roofs.  Flat roofs were prohibited and landscape...

Sunset Boulevard Restaurants & Nightclubs # 1

            ** Click Here To View Photos **                                                

                           Sunset Boulevard Restaurants & Nightclubs # 1

Earl Carroll Theater

Probably no other street in the United States had more famous and popular restaurants than Sunset Boulevard.  Some were located in Hollywood but most were situated on that part of Sunset Blvd., known as the Sunset Strip.  The Strip was that geographic area that is part of the County of Los Angeles.  Surrounded by the City of Los Angeles, this area was popularly referred...

Popular Hollywood Images

           ** Click Here To View Photos **                                                   Popular Hollywood Images

Some of the most popular Hollywood Images date back to the first fifteen years  of the twentieth century.  The include photos of Fields and orchards, old residences, Prospect Ave. (now Hollywood Blvd.) and hollywood studios.

However, there are a great number of photos on the web site that are not as popular as the Chinese Theater or Sunset Blvd.  Some of these “not so popular” Hollywood images...