The orig Thelma Todd’s Sidewalk Cafe, a 1928 Pac Pal building on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, CA is up for sale.
Thema Todd was an actress whon and co-owner of the Sidewalk Cafe, which was an extremely popular fhangout for Hollywood stars and others within the glittering galaxy of 1920’s and 1930’s Hollywood.
The gregarious and well-liked Todd died mysteriously in the 1930’s while seated behind the wheel of her car which was parked in the driveway of her home above the Sidewalk Cafe (on the upper lright hillside in the black and white photo above).
Cross your fingers and hope the new owner respects and honor’s this structure’s valable and unique place in California and Hollywood history. SKS
Images via CurbedLA.