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Hollywood & Vine

 
 
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By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
1. Hollywood & Vine Marker
Inscription.  Hollywood was given its name by pioneers Mr. and Mrs. Horace H. Wilcox. They subdivided their ranch in 1887 and called two dirt cross-roads Prospect Avenue and Weyse Avenue. Prospect Avenue, the main artery, was renamed Hollywood Boulevard and Weyse Avenue became Vine Street. This was the origin of “Hollywood and Vine.”
 
Erected 1953 by The Broadway Hollywood department store; and Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles.
 
Location. 34° 6.093′ N, 118° 19.607′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, on the right when traveling east on Hollywood Boulevard. Located on the south-west corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 Vine St, 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. Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capitol Records Building (about 600 feet away); Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Craig Baker, November 27, 2018
2. Hollywood & Vine Marker
CBS Columbia Square Studios (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Emmy Awards (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pig n Whistle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warner Brothers Studio (approx. 0.6 miles away); Max Factor Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
Regarding Hollywood & Vine. Hollywood & Vine became known in the 1920s for its concentration of entertainment businesses. One of the few remaining is the Capitol Records building to the north. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is centered on this intersection. The names of the Apollo 11 astronauts are on all four corners, to honor the television coverage of the mission.

From 1931 to 1982 this building housed The Broadway department store. It is now an apartment building.
 
Categories. EntertainmentRoads & Vehicles
 
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By Craig Baker, May 7, 2019
3. Hollywood & Vine
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By Craig Baker, July 20, 2019
4. Hollywood & Vine
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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