What Used To Be (48 images)
This is the Warner Pacific Theater - 6423 Hollywood Boulevard - all Italian Renaissance inside and out, by G. Albert Lindbergh, from 1928. It was Warner Brothers' crown-jewel flagship theater, where Carol Burnett was an usherette in the forties, when she was attending nearby Hollywood High. Sam Warner oversaw the construction but died before it was completed - they say his ghost haunts the place. The two radio towers displaying "Pacific" originally displayed the call letters KFWB...