Know Your City, No. 21 – Hollywood American Legion Post
This image, part of the Know Your City photography series, appeared in the Dec. 8, 1955, Los Angeles Times. The original caption reported:
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 21 — Ha! Maybe this one will stop you. But look sharp and if you’ve been around, you’ll get it. What the camera has picked up is seen — but perhaps ignored — by thousands every day. On a busy street. Answer on Pg. 12, Pt. 2.
ANSWER — This was a little tricky, but you should have recognized the ornate entrance to the elaborate headquarters on N. Highland Ave., Hollywood of American Legion Post 43. There were lots of clues — shields of infantry divisions and even a portion of the Legion’s official seal down there at the bottom. Oh well, some people just won’t be observant. …
This previous From the Archives post: Hollywood American Legion building is dedicated, covered the 1929 opening of the building. The photo below is from that previous post.
Website for Hollywood American Legion Post 43.
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