The den of the Hollyhock House located at 4808 Hollywood Boulevard (near Sunset and Vermont), circa 1939. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, it was built between the years 1917 and 1920. In 1927, Barnsdall donated the house and surrounding property to the City of Los Angeles in order for it […]
Final touches are being made to the “Muse of Music” sculpture at the entrance to the Hollywood Bowl. The fountain is still under construction. Photo dated: July 19, 1939.
Photographer Herman J. Schultheis snaps a photo of his wife Ethel on the opening day of the Griffith Observatory, May 14, 1935. (Photographer: Herman J. Schultheis / LAPL 00068738)
Dean Cornell (far left), and an assistant working on a mural for the Los Angeles Public Library from his Kensington Studio in London, circa 1930. Note the model with the basket on his head.
Cooking school in Monrovia, circa 1930. (Huntington Library)
A carnival barker for the Dreamland Circus Side Show entertains a crowd of people attending the 1937 Los Angeles County Fair in Pomona. (Photographer:Herman J. Schultheis / LAPL 00097289)
Before “Black Friday,” there were annual Dollar Day sales in the major department stores in downtown Los Angeles. This photo was taken on “Dollar Day,” September 1, 1933. Another photo from 1933.
The Chapman Park Hotel and Bungalows, once located at 3405 Wilshire Boulevard, was completed in 1925. It was later torn down in the mid 1960s to make room for the Equitable building, designed by Welton Becket. To see more pictures, click here: http://nowandthengeoclass.weebly.com/the-chapman-hotel-and-bungalows.html
A postcard image of the Carthay Circle Theatre with Henry Lion’s sculpture of a prospector in the foreground.
A wet day in January 1938. The photo was taken on the 800 block of Hill Street. Photographer: Herman J. Schultheis / LAPL 00100752