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Old Posted Jun 27, 2013, 2:06 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Offices of Hoffman-Schlager Inc. and David C. Werner Inc. 8776-8782 Sunset Blvd. in 1935.


http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/si...id/3910/rec/56



today.

gsv

The two buildings are located on a triangular lot where Holloway Drive merges with Sunset Blvd.



-rear view from Holloway Drive

gsv

Because of the sloped lot, there is more to the buildings than meets the eye. Both buildings appear much smaller when viewed on Sunset.
I lived just down the block on Hancock and would often walk up to the restaurant in the corner building.
Back then it was the Old World (or was it New World?) Cafe with plenty of outdoor seating.



Here's a wider view showing the whole corner, with Holloway Drive on the right.

gsv

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Fondly remembered and formerly known as the Old World Restaurant. If only that standalone mailbox could talk!

1988
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics40/00039557.jpg

1991
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics16/00007761.jpg


1940 - Where Sunset forks with Holloway
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics40/00039538.jpg http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...postcount=6046


http://www.uwec.edu/Geography/Ivogeler/w188/h6.gif

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-z7qgTPMsC0...-old-world.jpg

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-LoTJhrNKqa...8/s1600/45.jpg




Anyone remember the easy-to-miss "Butterfield's?" 8426 Sunset Blvd? (Slightly east of "Blue's House") A place which John Barrymore may have been quite familiar.

1985
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics40/00039547.jpg


July 29, 1949 - West on Sunset
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics26/00047568.jpg



West of La Cienega on Sunset.
Circa '39
http://jpg1.lapl.org/pics19/00009355.jpg



9000 West Sunset - circa '38 The Norma Talmadge Building. (Gone in '63)


http://jpg3.lapl.org/pics45/00072135.jpg


9018-9022 on the Strip in 1938 - dig the stained glass accents.
http://jpg1.lapl.org/00101/00101239.jpg


9023 Sunset Blvd. - The Crosby Building.
Circa '38
http://jpg1.lapl.org/00101/00101245.jpg

And further west - at the corner of Doheny and Sunset (9112 Sunset) Gates' Nut Kettle!
Circa '38
http://jpg2.lapl.org/pics47/00058479.jpg








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