Top: This is the view of Wallace and Dorothy Reid’s Hacienda Park home that tourists in the 1920s would have seen from buses on the Strip.
Bottom: The house was torn down by the 1960s, when this building went up. It was originally the Thunderbird Motel, which billed itself as “the first motel on the Sunset Strip.” It’s the Standard Hotel, 8300 Sunset, now.
A front view:
Top: The home of silent film stars Wallace Reid and Dorothy Davenport 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. — with Wallace Reid and Dorothy Davenport at 8327 DeLongpre Ave., West Hollywood, CA.