Looking Up in Hollywood (40 images)
Hollywood Boulevard, at street level, is rather awful – crowded with tourists – and there are the usual three or four Spiderman impersonators, and a Marilyn Monroe or two and four or five Jack Sparrows – and an assortment of purple-haired punks and panhandlers. Here and there the homeless sleep in doorways, and the cops just try to keep everyone moving along. It's a scruffy and seedy place. But walk through the center of it all and look up at the old theaters and hotels and...