Vintage Los Angeles In 14 Mesmerizing GIFs

What Hollywood looked like in the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s.

1. Cruising down Wilshire.

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2. Skirt-heavy street style fashions in West Hollywood.

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3. The Hollywood farmers market looks almost unchanged!

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4. The original and infamous Brown Derby restaurant.

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5. Boys picking up newspapers. Remember those?

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6. Hollywood Boulevard in the 1960s.

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7. The Bank of America downtown.

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8. Steakhouse signage.

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9. Wonder if these drivers are as crazy as L.A. drivers today?

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10. The always iconic Beverly Hills Hotel.

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11. Grauman’s Chinese Theater, aka tourist central.

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12. This almost looks like it could be the set for a movie that takes place in Hollywood in the ’40s.

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13. Way more fun than our stop signs now.

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14. The Hollywood Hotel was a staple of the industry during Hollywood’s Golden Age.

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GIFs sourced from here, here, here, and here.

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