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Drawing of the first map of Hollywood, issued by real estate agent H.H. Wilcox in 1887. Tracts and lots are numbered on the map. The Hotel Hollywood inset never was built as shown. Wilcox' residence is another inset. His office was located at 34 North Spring Street, where people could inquire for particulars concerning the development. Various other sites are listed at right and numbered accordingly on the map. Railroad routes are also included. At left is the Pacific Ocean. Harvey Henderson Wilcox, the first subdivider of Hollywood, used as its name the suggestion made by his wife, Daeida. They had purchased 160 acres in 1886, which they subsequently subdivided and sold. (Prospect Avenue was the original name for Hollywood Blvd., and Weyse Avenue was the original name for Vine Street.)
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Maps Drawings Land subdivision--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Real estate development--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Wilcox, Harvey Henderson,-1891 Wilcox, Daeida Hartnell Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Maps