Then Vs. Now: Hollywood & Vine

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

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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: 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.

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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