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Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Emmy Awards

 
 
First Emmy Awards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, August 18, 2019
1. First Emmy Awards Marker
Inscription.  On this site on January 25, 1949, the first Emmy Awards and Telecast were presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
 
Erected 1996 by Hollywood Historic Trust - Johnny Grant, Chairman.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1949.
 
Location. 34° 5.889′ N, 118° 19.918′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Sunset Boulevard west of Wilcox Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6525 Sunset 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. Fire Station 27 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crossroads of the World (approx. ¼ mile away); Chaplin - Keaton - Lloyd Alley (approx. ¼ mile away); Janes House (approx. ¼ mile away); Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. ¼ mile away); Guaranty Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pig ‘n Whistle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Egyptian Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
More about this marker. This building is the historic 1924 Hollywood Athletic Club, founded by Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino, and Cecil B. DeMille.
 
Also see . . .
First Emmy Awards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, August 18, 2019
2. First Emmy Awards Marker
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 Hollywood Athletic Club. “Finding Lost Angeles” website entry (Submitted on July 16, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Hollywood Athletic Club building. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, August 18, 2019
3. Hollywood Athletic Club building.
Los Angeles Mayor Fletcher Bowron speaking at the First Emmy Awards Ceremony image. Click for full size.
via Emmys.com, 1949
4. Los Angeles Mayor Fletcher Bowron speaking at the First Emmy Awards Ceremony
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   4. submitted on July 16, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022