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Hollywood panorama toward Cahuenga Pass
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Robert E. Phair Corp
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Panoramic view of Hollywood looking northwest toward the Cahuenga Pass. The cluster of buildings in the middle portion of this urban jungle are: KNX and CBS Radio Playhouse (short, windowless building mid-photo); Plaza Hotel; Broadway Hollywood; Hotel Knickerbocker - which are all along the left side of Vine St.; and the Taft Building - across the street on the right side of Vine Street. The three large white buildings running in an east/west direction along Sunset Blvd. are: CBS Television (long horizontal windows on lower right); the famous Hollywood Palladium (semi-domed white roof, lower middle); and NBC Studios (white building with three long, verticle windows) located on the corner of Sunset and Vine. The Hollywood Freeway and Cahuenga Pass are visible at the top of the photo, with the San Fernando Valley far off in the distance.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Views, Panoramic.
Hollywood Plaza Hotel (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Knickerbocker Hotel (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
KCBS-TV (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
KNBC (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Taft Building (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
KNX (Radio station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Broadway Hollywood
Broadcasting studios--California--Los Angeles
Television stations--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Mountains--California, Southern
Hotels--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Panoramic views
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Cahuenga Pass (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Time Period
Slade, Milton.

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