Hollywood History

Old Hollywood vs. New Hollywood

Hollywood came to be in the year of 1887 by Harvey Wilcox ,who was a prohibitionist from Kansas. It was originally laid out as a subdivision, and real-estate magnate H.J. Whitley transformed Hollywood into a wealthy and popular residential area.

Whitley at the turn of the 20th century was responsible for bringing telephone, electric, and gas lines into the new suburb.

The Hollywood sign originally called Hollywoodland,



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Karen Kaye

Hollywood Happenings is an on-line community newspaper, created, copyrighted and trademarked in 2003. I am an award winning sports writer, Red Carpet interviews