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Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard, looking south
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
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Kelly-Holiday.; Welton Becket and Associates
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Developed by Conrad Hilton and designed by Welton Becket, the Beverly Hilton Hotel opened in 1953 on a 8.9-acre lot. In 1987, the hotel was sold to entertainer Merv Grfiffin for $100.2 million dollars. 16 years later, in 2003, Griffin sold it for $130 million dollars. The hotel boasts of 570 rooms, 101 suites, 3 restaurants, and 7 floors. It has hosted the Golden Globe Awards since 1961.
Aerial view of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, located at 9876 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, with the J.W. Robinson Store adjacent to it; view is looking south at the north side of the hotel. Welton Becket and Associates were the architects for the Hilton Hotel; William L. Pereira was the architect for J.W. Robinson. Santa Monica Boulevard is visible in the foreground of the densly populated area. Photograph dated January 28, 1956.
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 237-2
Beverly Hilton Hotel (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
J. W. Robinson Co
Streets--California--Beverly Hills
Hotels--California--Beverly Hills
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Department stores--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)--Aerial views
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Pereira, William L.,1909-1985
Time Period

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