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.

1922 aerial view of the town of Sherman, known today as West Hollywood.
The buildings in the bottom-left stand at the present-day site of the Pacific Design Center. Santa Monica Boulevard runs left-right, intersecting with Holloway Drive at roughly the center of the photograph. Hollywood is visible in the top-right.

1922 aerial view of the town of Sherman, known today as West Hollywood.

The buildings in the bottom-left stand at the present-day site of the Pacific Design Center. Santa Monica Boulevard runs left-right, intersecting with Holloway Drive at roughly the center of the photograph. Hollywood is visible in the top-right.