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

Egyptian Theatre

 
 
Egyptian Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
1. Egyptian Theatre Marker
Inscription.  
Egyptian revival style.
Architects - Meyer & Holler.
Built 1922. Declared 1993
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 584
City of Los Angeles
Cultural Heritage Commission
Cultural Affairs Department
 
Erected 1993 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 584.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
 
Location. 34° 6.085′ N, 118° 20.199′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard 0.1 miles east of Highland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6712 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 Pig ‘n Whistle (a few steps from this marker); Max Factor Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Capitan Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Egyptian Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
2. Egyptian Theatre Marker
Crossroads of the World (approx. 0.2 miles away); United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Chinese Heaven Dogs (approx. ¼ mile away); Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
Regarding Egyptian Theatre. The Egyptian was built by Sid Grauman who later built the nearby El Capitan Theatre and Chinese Theatre. The Egyptian was the venue for the first-ever Hollywood premiere, Robin Hood, starring Douglas Fairbanks, in 1922.
 
Egyptian Theatre image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
3. Egyptian Theatre
Mural image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
4. Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 24, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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