Welcome to Cornerspotter, a weekly Curbed game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into Los Angeles and its past!
The wonderful details on the front of this historic building are thankfully still sitting on this corner for all passersby to admire. The photo, taken around 1937, would have captured the building when it was about a decade old. Just a baby! As if it needed to be stated about a building that looks like this, it is, in fact, a celebrity magnet. (That's equally true of this mystery place's "sister" structure.) Think you know what this dashing old complex is, and where it can be found? Tell us in the comments!
· Cornerspotter [Curbed LA]