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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Hollywoodland Opens March 31, 1923

An ad for Hollywoodland, October 1923. On March 31, 1923, owners of a new hillside development in the Hollywood Hills called Hollywoodland announced the opening of their elaborate new tract in stories run in Los Angeles and Hollywood newspapers. For … Continue reading

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June 21, 1908

  nteresting things from The Times Real Estate Section: The changing face of downtown Los Angeles (shout-out to my pals at onbunkerhill.org) and a proposed luxury hotel for Hollywood that I don't believe was built. This postcard at left gives … Continue reading

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Rigoletto Village

April 29, 1957 Los Angeles  One of my favorite adventures while working on the 1947project was revisiting old neighborhoods that I found in The Times real estate sections from 1907, a feature I called "Architectural Ramblings." Exploring the city, I … Continue reading

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