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

Guaranty Building

 
 
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By Craig Baker, May 12, 2021
1. Guaranty Building Marker
Inscription.  This Beaux Arts office building was where famous entertainment columnist Hedda Hopper hung her hat. Built in 1923, it was one of several “palaces” of commerce along the Boulevard and was the second building on the Boulevard to meet the height-limit for the City. Charlie Chaplin and Cecil B. DeMille were investors in the building. The architects were John C. Austin and Frederick M. Ashley.
 
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 34° 6.105′ N, 118° 19.674′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Ivar Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Hollywood Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6331 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. Hollywood & Vine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hollywood and Vine
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By Craig Baker, May 12, 2021
2. Guaranty Building Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (about 500 feet away); Capitol Records Building (about 700 feet away); Warner Pacific Theatre (about 800 feet away); First Emmy Awards (approx. 0.3 miles away); CBS Columbia Square Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fire Station 27 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
Regarding Guaranty Building. This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
 
Guaranty Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2021
3. Guaranty Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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