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Award of Excellence KTLA-TV

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, June 2, 2010
1. Award of Excellence KTLA-TV Marker
Inscription.  Award of Excellence KTLA-TV The first television station west of the Mississippi, KTLA-5 has been a part of Los Angeles broadcasting since January 22, 1947.
 
Erected 2007 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 22, 1855.
 
Location. 34° 6.085′ N, 118° 20.53′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard west of North Orange Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7018 Hollywood Boulevard, 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 Hollywood Reporter (here, next to this marker); C. C. Brown’s Ice Cream (within shouting distance of this marker); Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Chinese Heaven Dogs (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chinese Theatre (about 400 feet away); Los Angeles Dodgers
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By Sandra Hughes, June 2, 2010
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(about 600 feet away); El Capitan Theatre (about 700 feet away); Max Factor Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
More about this marker. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
Also see . . .  TV Station - KTLA. A Wikipedia article on virtual channel 5 and digital channel 31, a television station in Los Angeles, California. Owned by the Tribune Company, KTLA is an affiliate of The CW Television Network. (Submitted on June 30, 2010.) 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, June 2, 2010
3. Award of Excellence KTLA-TV Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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