Top: The back of Wallace and Dorothy Reid’s home at 8327 DeLongpre Ave. as it would appear from a tour bus on the Sunset Strip. The house was built in 1920 as part of the Hacienda Park development. Bottom: The house was torn down by the 1960s and replaced with the Thunderbird Motel, which billed itself as “the first motel on the Sunset Strip.” It’s the Standard Hotel, 8300 Sunset, today.
A front view:
Top: The front of the Reid’s home facing DeLongpre Aveunue from a 1920s postcard. Bottom: Today the Standard Hotel, which fronts the Strip and backs on DeLongpre, occupies the lot. The street to the right is Sweetzer Ave.
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