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C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream

Birthplace of the Hot Fudge Sundae

 
 
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By Craig Baker, April 2, 2021
1. C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream Marker
Inscription.  As the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, C.C.Brown's was a Hollywood landmark. It was located at this site from 1929 to 1996 and was popular with celebrities who dropped in after movie premieres at the Chinese Theatre. Fans lined up outside for hours waiting for stars such as Joan Crawford to sign autographs. Among the customers said to have indulged in the legendary sundaes were: Judy Garland, Jackie Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Bob Hope and Jack Benny.
 
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 34° 6.1′ N, 118° 20.526′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard just west of Orange Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7007 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. Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hollywood Reporter (within shouting
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By Craig Baker, April 2, 2021
2. C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream Marker
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distance of this marker); Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Heaven Dogs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chinese Theatre (about 400 feet away); Los Angeles Dodgers (about 600 feet away); El Capitan Theatre (about 600 feet away); The Magic Castle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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