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.

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.

Did you know that part of Sunset Boulevard was once named Beverly? The twelve-mile stretch shown here was built at a cost of $1 million and opened in 1926.
Part of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Did you know that part of Sunset Boulevard was once named Beverly? The twelve-mile stretch shown here was built at a cost of $1 million and opened in 1926.

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

Before and after: reconstruction of the Sunset Boulevard overpass at Glendale Boulevard, 1934.

Part of the California Historical Society Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Hollywood, circa 1895: two girls stand on Sunset Boulevard near Gower Street.

Hollywood, circa 1895: two girls stand on Sunset Boulevard near Gower Street.