Originally Posted by tovangar2
I owe you big time Beaudry
. A tiny thank you in return:
Article and a great drawing from the October 9, 1904 LA Herald here
Don't know the address, but this might
help. The 1900 Ocean Park Country Clubhouse was on Westminster, between Main and Pacific:
LA Herald,4 Sept 1904
So maybe 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd for Ocean Park Grammar School (now the Westminster Ave School)?
Try 1025 & 1027 Abbot Kinney Blvd (nee
Washington) for the commercial buildings:
"Tiny" thank you my eye! Oh my Lord, how did you DO that? I'd despaired at ever finding out where those were.
It makes total sense that they filmed it in OP, since they had shot scenes with the same Elsie-girl in OP:
I was narrowing down the address myself when I saw on this page
that Central Grammar was on Washington, NW corner of Westminster
. Which doesn't exist, until I rememberd that that part of Washington had been renamed (in 1990, becoming Abbot Kinney).
It's noirishly gratifying of course to look back in time and see that these chi-chi businesses were once comfortably downmarket.
Besides its mid-century noir heritage, this was also, apparently, the apartment of BCPD Detective Sergeant Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson—