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Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

 
 
Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
1. Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1927 by a group of celebrities that included Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Louis B. Mayer. Site of the first Academy Awards in 1929. A hideaway for Clark Gable and Carol Lombard. Marilyn Monroe did her first commercial shoot by the pool. The Cinegrill, which opened in 1936, was a popular nightspot, giving stars such as Mary Martin a start. Regular patrons included Frank Capra, Dick Powell, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn and Ronald Reagan.
 
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Location. 34° 6.068′ N, 118° 20.503′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hollywood Blvd and North Orange Drive, on the right when traveling east on Hollywood Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hollywood Reporter (within shouting distance of this marker); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Heaven Dogs
Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
2. Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker - Wide View
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Capitan Theatre (about 500 feet away); Max Factor Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Magic Castle (approx. mile away); United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); The Pig n Whistle (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
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The Roosevelt Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
3. The Roosevelt Hotel
Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
4. Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby
The Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby Ceiling image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
5. The Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby Ceiling
<i>The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
6. The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on October 31, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   6. submitted on September 24, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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