More Pictures of our New, Old Home!
More photos of the new place! Okay they're actually old photos of the new place, but we have been getting a lot of comments and questions about the history of the building, and thought a couple more pics would be fun.
You can see the lower sign for Texas Electric Service Co. in this picture. Our unit is visible in this shot from 1955, being on the left corner, six stories up, just above the strip of stone work, on the corner. Also, if you compare this picture with the 1930 picture in the previous post, you'll notice that originally, the Hollywood was one of the famed RKO theaters, but that by 1955, the "RKO" had been removed from the signage:
If you zoom in a bit, you can read the marquee from the Hollywood Theater. What picture was showing on that date in 1955?
Love Me or Leave Me, starring James Cagne and Doris Day.
...leaving the era of the silver screen, back to today...
Okay, this is the view from the end of the hallway on the 16th floor. I work in the right-most tower, Just 4 blocks north.