Then and Now: Hollywood Blvd. and Western Avenue. Top photo is from 1981.
The Eddie “Rochester” Anderson home in the 1950s and today. Its address was originally 1932 W. 37th Street. Following Anderson’s death in 1977 (of heart failure at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills), the address changed to 1932 Rochester Circle in his memory.
Los Angeles: Then & Now — 302 Harding Avenue in San Fernando, CA. In 1963, the property owners were accused of racial discrimination under the Rumford Fair Housing Act. This occurred after the owners rejected a black Methodist pastor’s application for his mother and father-in-law to live there. The owner’s decision was said to have been based on […]