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Old Posted Jul 28, 2009, 6:06 PM
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Beverly Hills City Hall, circa late 1930s (?). Intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Rexford Drive. Notice the street names stenciled on the curbs on the street corners. I've noticed these in photos of Beverly Hills pre-mid-1950s. If you've seen the opening credits of the movie "Sunset Boulevard," they do an extreme close-up of such a sign. I guess back then, Beverly Hills didn't use regular signs and signposts for street names?



Palm-lined Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills, 1942.


Those palms are a lot taller now. Both photos from the USC archive.
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