Hollywood – in the beginning


Hollywood, the magnificent foothill town!



An early Hollywood street, circa 1890s (LAPL)


Below is an ad that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on November 13, 1888 to advertise the sale of property in the new community of Hollywood – an interesting read. The seller is H.H. Wilcox, the founder of Hollywood.








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3 Responses to “Hollywood – in the beginning”

  1. Harry Martin says:

    Oh that is so cool, and I am really impressed with the sidewalks being installed at that time.

  2. Melissa says:

    Love it!

  3. Landman says:

    Very nice story. Love going back in time.

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