Sunset & Vine in Hollywood, 1948. The NBC Radio City complex on the right was demolished in 1964.
Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Sunset & Vine in Hollywood, 1948. The NBC Radio City complex on the right was demolished in 1964.

Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A paddlewheel boat stuck in the frozen Sungari River in Harbin, China, circa 1930s. Part of the Shannon McCune Collection in the USC Digital Library.

A paddlewheel boat stuck in the frozen Sungari River in Harbin, China, circa 1930s. Part of the Shannon McCune Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1961 aerial view of the Sunset Strip with the Hollywood Hills behind it. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

1961 aerial view of the Sunset Strip with the Hollywood Hills behind it. Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Two Irish wolfhounds and three men on St. Patrick’s Day, 1958. That’s state attorney general and future governor Pat Brown on the right.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Two Irish wolfhounds and three men on St. Patrick’s Day, 1958. That’s state attorney general and future governor Pat Brown on the right.

Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Map of Santa Monica and vicinity as it appeared in 1891.Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Map of Santa Monica and vicinity as it appeared in 1891.Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.