Postcards from the Edge: Hooray for Hollywood

Looking back at Hollywood’s rich and colorful history, also created outside the studios walls, here are a few impressions of the 1930s through the 1960s.

Cuahenga Freeway
Cuahenga Freeway. Postcard: Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Looking down Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: Julius J. Hecht, Publisher, Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Japanese gardens overlooking Hollywood. Postcard: Western Publishing and Novelty Co. (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Hollywood Bowl. Postcard: Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
A night out in Hollywood. Postcard: Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Hollywood Plaza Hotel on Vine Street. Postcard: Tichnor Quality Views (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Grauman’s Chines Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: United Rexall Drug Co., Los Angeles, St. Louis and Boston (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
A portion of 'The Floor of Fame', Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: Western Publsihing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
A portion of ‘The Floor of Fame’, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: Western Publsihing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: Pacific Novelty Co., San Francisco and Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Hollywood Boulevard at night
Hollywood Boulevard at night. Postcard: Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street
Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Postcard: Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Looking South on Vine Street
Looking South on Vine Street. Postcard: Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Looking West on Hollywood Boulevard
Looking West on Hollywood Boulevard. Postcard: tichnor art company, Los Angeles (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)
Columbia Broadcasting System at Night, Radio City, Hollywood, California. Postcard: tichnor art company, L.A. (from the archive of leo Verswijver)
Columbia Broadcasting System at Night, Radio City, Hollywood, California. Postcard: tichnor art company, L.A. (from the archive of Leo Verswijver)