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When Hollywood Boulevard Became Santa Claus Lane Old Los

When Hollywood Boulevard Became Santa Claus Lane Old Los


Hollywood Blvd. transformed into Santa Claus Lane, circa 1950. Courtesy of the Photo

LOS ANGELES / HOLLYWOOD: The corner of Hollywood and Vine (1932).

When Hollywood Boulevard Became Santa Claus Lane | KCET. Santa Claus Lane

Circa 1948 view of Hollywood Boulevard decorated as Santa Claus Lane. Courtesy of the Photo

1955 Christmas Santa Claus Lane Parade on Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood High School entry

Circa 1935 view of a wet Hollywood Boulevard decorated for the holidays. Courtesy of the

From the Archives: Previous Hollywood Christmas Parades

Hollywood Boulevard decorated for the holidays, ca. 1950. (Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library)

Another view of Hollywood Boulevard as Santa Claus Lane in 1928. (California Historical Society Collection, USC Libraries)

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(1946)^** - Postcard view looking east showing a well-lit Hollywood Boulevard during the Holiday Season. Card reads “Santa Claus Lane”.

In 1928, the first year Hollywood merchants organized Santa Claus Lane, live fir trees were transplanted from Big Bear. (California Historical Society ...

Hollywood Boulevard decorated for the holidays, ca. 1950. (Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library)

22, 1950: The 19th annual Santa Claus Lane Parade preceeds down Hollywood

1957 Christmas Santa Claus Lane Parade On Hollywood Blvd.


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Hollywood Boulevard decorated for the holidays, ca. 1950. (Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library)

27, 1988: Some of the Disney dwarfs march in the Hollywood Christmas

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... "Santa Claus Lane," Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California | by zilf. "

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Daytime view of the fir trees along Santa Claus Lane in 1928. (California Historical Society Collection, USC Libraries)

... beginning in 1928, extravagant holiday decorations transformed a mile stretch of Hollywood Blvd., between Vine and La Brea, into Santa Claus Lane.

Santa Claus through the


A Walk Down Hollywood Boulevard

A 1964 cruise along Hollywood Boulevard. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Conical, metallic toy trees followed the wreaths on Hollywood's Santa Claus Lane. (Photo Collection, Los Angeles Public Library)

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights — Nostalgic View Of Hollywood's Santa Claus Lane

New resident Sylvia Gabrielian and her niece Siran Alexanorian have been busy decorating for the first time in the “Candy Cane Lane” area of Woodland Hills, ...

An enormous Santa Claus greets shoppers at the May Co. department store in North Hollywood in 1964. Los Angeles Public Library


16 at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. (Photo by Jamie Pham/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens)

'Here Comes Santa Claus' song inspired by Hollywood Christmas Parade |

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Here Comes Santa Claus…

(1945)* - A view looking down upon Hollywood Blvd. from the east on the eve of the annual Santa Claus Lane Parade (now called the Hollywood Christmas ...

1956 Christmas Santa Claus Lane Parade On Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood Boulevard, looking east, 1938. Happily, every building you see still stands. Unhappily, they're all owned by the Church of Scientology.

Hollywood Boulevard

1927 - A photo that appeared in the August 13 issue of Exhibitors Herald. Thanks to Mike Hume for finding it on Internet Archive.

... Hollywood Santa Claus Lane Parade. Jack Gaunt / Los Angeles Times Nov. 26, 1969: Apollo capsule inspired float entitled "Marooned" in the

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87th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade To Wind Around Tinseltown – CBS Los Angeles

26 vintage photographs of of Hollywood Boulevard from 1928 when it became Santa Claus Lane.

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The intersection of Hollywood and Highland, 2006


Christmas trees on Hollywood Blvd : Santa Claus Lane

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Hollywood Boulevard, looking east from Highland, decorated for the holidays in the 1940s.


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Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood & Vine Metro Station entrance.

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Audience members waiting outside the entrance to Desilu Playhouse (the rear of General Service Studios) to watch an episode of I Love Lucy, circa 1951-1953.

Hollywood and Vine Christmas Lights

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Santa made of tumbleweeds, 1959

Vitagraph Studios In Hollywood

If you reside in O.C., let me invite you to the 23rd Annual Tamale Festival in Placentia on December 6th from 4p-9p. I will be manning a booth with my ...

Candy Cane Lane - 682 Photos & 184 Reviews - Local Flavor - Lubao Ave & Oxnard St, Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA - Yelp

27, 1937: Santa Claus greats actor Leo Carrillo to Santa Claus Lane

The Village People's “A Very Merry Christmas To You” Impacts Radio - Loggins Promotion

Performers move down Hollywood Boulevard during the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. This year's parade is on Nov. 25. (File photo by David Crane/Los ...

A map displayed at a press conference shows the locations of dozens of arson fires that were set over the weekend, on January 2, 2012.

... for a “Santa Claus Lane Parade” – mostly as way to push retail sales in the area. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce ran with his idea and by 1928, ...

Baine Building, 6609 Hollywood Blvd (at Whitley Ave), Hollywood, circa 1928

Disco Ball Forest | Photo courtesy of L.A. Zoo Lights

Los Angeles Times Midwinter, 1953: Los Angeles Times Editiors: Books

Children as young as four were invited to smash up chocolate replicas of Santa Claus and

This taken during the Hollywood Christmas parade that happened every December when Hollywood Blvd became Santa Clause Lane.

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Hollywood Blvd. as Santa Claus Lane

(1930s)#**# - Postcard view looing west on Hollywood Boulevard during the Christmas season with the prominent First National Bank Building standing tall on ...

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Her alluring beauty caused men in every city she visited to become infatuated with her. In letters to a close friend she continually ...

1953 - A December view from the Metro Library and Archive looking west on Hollywood Blvd. toward the Warner. The caption notes that it would be the last ...


During Christmastime in 1928, hoping to promote his business and drive sales, Baine renamed Hollywood Boulevard “Santa Claus Lane” and hired real reindeer ...

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USA, California, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Hollywood Boulevard at night looking East showing

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