Signal Hill in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Broadcasting and Music on the Hill
Part of the “Memory Necklace”
— A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail —
The Hilltop Cafe site, now a pocket park called “Sunset View Park,” is part of a system of parks and walkways found on the hill. The vista point below features the “Suncatcher” art piece, comprising four black columns and a glass mosaic set in concrete pacing that depicts a portion of the solar system. The three outside columns catch the sun to mark the solar equinox and solstice, producing a shadow that strikes the central obelisk.
Signal Hill was once home to “The Jazz Knob”, FM 97.9,
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 47.926′ N, 118° 9.817′ W. Marker is in Signal Hill, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hill Street, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located in Sunset View Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Hill Street, Signal Hill CA 90755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Tribute to the Roughnecks” (within shouting distance Hilltop Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oil Fires on the Hill (about 700 feet away); Japanese Farming on the Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Aviation on the Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Car Climbs on the Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); "Unity Monument" (approx. ¼ mile away); Discovery of Oil on the Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Signal Hill.
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