Skip to main content

Image / Original Hollywood Branch library

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Original Hollywood Branch library
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Public Library Institutional Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1917
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
This building served as the original Hollywood Branch library, which opened in 1907 and was located at 6357 Hollywood Boulevard, near Ivar Avenue. In 1922, the building was relocated to 1403 N. Gardner and named the West Hollywood Branch. This building served as the branch until 1959, when it was replaced. In 1987, the branch was renamed the Will and Ariel Durant Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Exterior view of Tudor Revival style of the original Hollywood Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, located at 6357 Hollywood, Boulevard.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Los Angeles Public Library Institutional Collection
LAPL_IPC_b066_f5; A-001-809 4x5
Los Angeles Public Library.--Hollywood Branch
Los Angeles Public Library.--West Hollywood Branch
Branch libraries--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--English influences
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Lost Architecture

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: