Photograph of the Hollywood Hotel's front entrance. "Wide World / A54811 / please credit / (This picture is for use in AMS of Tuesday, July 24 (NOTE PLEASE DATE) and thereafter, with Ralph Dighton's Hollywood AP NEWSFEATURES story on the old Hollywood Hotel) / Famous Hollywood Hotel Will Be Torn Down / The stately old Hollywood Hotel in the film capital will be torn down to make way for a department store at the end of war. The register of the 43-year-old hostelry records the names of those who have helped make the history of Hollywood. When they first came to the movie center, Jesse Lasky, Cecil B. De Mille, Louis B. Mayer, Harry Berg and scores of stars made it their first Hollywood home. / 6862 1105A 7/18/45 AJE WA (ww-o) 110" -- typed note attached to verso. Verso dated, "July 22, ".; Streetscape.