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March 18, 2017

American Life As It Used To Be: 59 Beautiful Snapshots Document Street Scenes of Los Angeles in the 1970s

A photo collection from Nick Faitos includes 59 beautiful snapshots that documents street scenes in Los Angeles during the 1970s.

Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly HIlls, 1971

Los Angeles High School, Olympic and Rimpau Blvds, 1971

Shopping in Beverly Hills, 1971

 The Sunset Strip and the Riot House, West Hollywood, 1971

Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, 1971

 Beverly Hilton Hotel, 1972

 Century Square, 1972

 The Downtown Skyline from Los Angeles City Hall, 1972

Wilshire and Rodeo, Beverly Hills, 1972

 Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards, Los Angeles, 1972

 Wilshire at Almont Drive, Beverly Hills, 1972

Wilshire Blvd at Commonwealth Ave, Los Angeles, 1972

 Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, 1972

Century City Skyline from Robinson's Beverly parking lot, 1973

 Century City, Santa Monica Boulevard at Avenue of the Stars, 1973

Century Square Shopping Center, Los Angeles, 1973

Downtown Los Angeles, 1973

Looking up La Cienega Blvd, Restaurant Row, at Wilshire, 1973

 Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, 1973

Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, 1973

The Original Brown Derby, Wilshire and Alexandria, Los Angeles, 1973

 Wilshire and Robertson Boulevards, Beverly Hills, 1973

 Wilshire Boulevard in Westwood, 1973

Gelson's market, Century City, Los Angeles, 1974

 Ships Coffee Shop, Wilshire at Glendon, Westwood, 1974

 Sunset and Crescent Heights Blvds, Los Angeles, 1974

 Sunset and Doheny, West Hollywood, 1974

 Sunset Blvd at Clark St, West Hollywood, 1974

 Sunset Strip at Horn Avenue, West Hollywood, 1974

 Sunset Strip near Kings Road, 1974

 Sunset Strip, 1974

 'Tis Pity She's a Whore', Beverly Hills, 1974

 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, 1974

 Wilshire Blvd and Stanley Dr, Beverly Hills, 1974

 Wilshire Blvd, the Miracle Mile, between Crescent Heights Blvd and La Jolla Ave, 1974

Wilshire Boulevard, Westwoood, 1974

 Hamburger Hamlet and Schwab's Pharmacy, Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, 1975

 Robinson's Beverly Department Store, 1975

Santa Monica and La Cienega Boulevards, West Hollywood, 1975

 Beverly Drive and Jacopo's Pizzeria, Beverly Hills, 1976

 Nibblers Restaurant, Wilshire Blvd at Spalding Dr, Beverly Hills, 1976

 Sunset and La Brea, Hollywood, 1976

 Sunset Blvd and Fairfax Ave, Hollywood, 1976

 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, 1976

 Sunset Strip, 1976

 Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, Beverly Hills, 1976

 Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, 1977

 Dino's Lodge, Sunset Strip, 1977

 Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles, 1977

Sunset Strip, 1977

The May Company, Wilshire and Fairfax, Los Angeles, 1977

The Strip, Sunset Blvd at Sunset Plaza Dr, 1977

Hollywood Blvd at Highland Ave, Hollywood, 1978

Hollywood Boulevard, 1978

Sunset and Highland, Hollywood, 1978

Sunset at La Cienega, West Hollywood, 1978

Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, 1978

Sunset Strip , 1978

Bunker Hill, Downtown Los Angeles, 1979


  1. Thanks for letting us see all those great memories!..

  2. These photos brought back so many memories. Thanks!!




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