8814 Sunset Blvd.

8814 Sunset Blvd. as Utter-McKinley

Utter-McKinley Mortuary 

The Utter-McKinley chain took over an existing funeral home here in 1936, giving the building what was described as a “French-Colonial” makeover.

dionne quints calendar Utter McKinley 1937

Because nothing says “mortuary” quite like a picture of five healthy baby girls. Utter-McKinley was one of many places to feature the adorable Dionne Quints on a calendar for 1937.

Utter McKinley Hollywood Mortuary August 1946

August 1946

The building was converted to office use in 1959 and in the 1960s and 1970s it housed chic boutiques.

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