Hollywood & Vine, circa 1970.
Part of the Dick Whittington Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

Hollywood & Vine, circa 1970.

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

Hollywood in 1900, as seen from the intersection of Gower Street and Temple Hill Drive.
Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.

Hollywood in 1900, as seen from the intersection of Gower Street and Temple Hill Drive.

Courtesy of the USC Libraries - California Historical Society Collection.

Outside NBC’s Radio City in Hollywood, 1948.
Courtesy of the USC Libraries - Dick Whittington Photography Collection

Outside NBC’s Radio City in Hollywood, 1948.

Courtesy of the USC Libraries - Dick Whittington Photography Collection

When Hollywood was a country town, circa 1905.
The view looks southwest from Whitley Heights. The curved street in the foreground is Highland Avenue, and the road running roughly left to right through the center of the photo is Hollywood Boulevard.
Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

When Hollywood was a country town, circa 1905.

The view looks southwest from Whitley Heights. The curved street in the foreground is Highland Avenue, and the road running roughly left to right through the center of the photo is Hollywood Boulevard.

Part of the Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection in the USC Digital Library.

The historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard has been renamed “TCL Chinese Theatre,” the Los Angeles Times reported today. From the USC Digital Library’s California Historical Society Collection, here’s a photo of the theater hosting the 1930 world premiere of Howard Hughes’ Hell’s Angels.

The historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard has been renamed “TCL Chinese Theatre,” the Los Angeles Times reported today. From the USC Digital Library’s California Historical Society Collection, here’s a photo of the theater hosting the 1930 world premiere of Howard Hughes’ Hell’s Angels.