Sunset Strip History

1860 Henry Hancock Acquires Rancho La Brea Henry Hancock, a New Hampshire-born, Harvard-trained lawyer and surveyor, arrived in Los Angeles […]

Playground Slider

The Sunset Strip at NightView of the Strip looking east, circa 1950. Note Chateau Marmont in the hillside to the […]

1944: Battle of the Balcony

The mother of all celebrity brawls occurred on the balcony of bandleader Tommy Dorsey’s apartment at 1220 Sunset Plaza Drive* […]