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    Then Vs. Now: Hollywood & Vine

    These photos and rare clips give us a peek at street life in 1950's Hollywood.

    Then: Hollywood & Vine

    Now: Hollywood & Vine

    Then: Hodys Coffee Shop.

    Now: Former location of Hody's.

    While Hody's had long gone out of business the building that housed it had been converted into a nightclub, Basque.

    Basque burned down in an early morning fire in 2008.

    Then: Intersection at Hollywood & Vine.

    Photo from the early '50s.

    Now: Intersection at Hollywood & Vine.

    Then: Looking onto Hollywood & Vine, from Hollywood & Ivar.

    Now: Looking onto Hollywood & Vine, from Hollywood & Ivar.

    Then: Taft building housing Rexall drugstore.

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    Photo is from the early '60s.

    Now: Taft building housing a Starbucks.

    Then: Capitol Records Building from Hollywood & Vine.

    Photo is from the early '60s.

    Now: Capitol Records Building from Hollywood & Vine.

    Then: Looking onto Hollywood & Vine, from Selma & Vine.

    Early ‘50s: Construction of the Capital Records Building can be seen in the far upper right. It would be completed in 1956.

    Now: Looking onto Hollywood & Vine, from Selma & Vine.

    Then: Pantages Theatre

    Photo from the mid-'60s.

    Fun fact: It opened in 1930 and is formerly known as the RKO Pantages Theatre.

    Now: Pantages Theatre

    For even more 1950s Hollywood you can watch this film clip:

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    Another awesome film clip of 1950's Hollywood & Vine:

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