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January 15, 2006 - Hollywood Architectural Detail

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Hollywood First National Bank (6777 Hollywood Boulevard, at Highland) shows up in the background of many photos here.  It went up in 1927 - Meyer and Holler, the architects, also designed the famous Chinese Theater one block west.  This thing, an odd combination of Gothic and Art Deco, was, at the time, the tallest building in Los Angeles (thirteen stories), until the Los Angeles City Hall was built in 1932. 

Hollywood First National Bank 12 January 2006

Hollywood First National Bank 12 January 2006

Hollywood First National Bank 12 January 2006

Times have changed.  Now we get CNN and the Hollywood Sign -

Hollywood Skyline 12 January 2006

Here's an odd detail, a door on Santa Monica Boulevard –

Santa Monica Boulevard Door, 12 January 2006

In West Hollywood it's all a dance – the club and city working together – municipal dance instructions?

Cha Cha Cha - West Hollywood 12 January 2006

A bonus botanical – a spiky one in bloom West Hollywood, 12 January 2006

Cactus Bloom - West Hollywood 12 January 2006

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These were shot with a Nikon D70 – lens AF-5 Nikor 18-70mm 1:35-4.5G ED

They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0



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