i took this when i went to los angeles in 2010, this is of hollywood boulevard :)
MARTIANS DESTROY CITY HALL! Well, a model of it, at least. The replica was built (and destroyed) for the 1952 production of “War of the Worlds.” Scott Harrison at Framework, the L.A. Times photo blog, has the story.
Photo: May 8, 1952: Los Angeles Times staff photographer, using a high-speed 35-millimeter camera, was present during special effects filming for the movie “War of the Worlds.” Credit: Phil Bath / Los Angeles Times / UCLA Archive
Tis the season.