June 12: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1999:  Metro’s Hollywood/Vine Station opens, further extending the Metro Red Line from downtown 4.7 miles to Hollywood, with five new stations:  Vermont/Beverly, Vermont/Santa Monica, Vermont/Sunset, Hollywood/Western, and Hollywood/Vine.

Artist’s rendering, 1985.
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Hollywood/Vine remains the northwestern terminus of the line until the North Hollywood station opens in 2000.

Artist’s rendering, 1985. Click for more information

Artist’s rendering, 1985.
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Artist’s rendering, 1985. Click for more information