Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby
1628 Vine Street
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 34° 6.045′ N, 118° 19.599′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Vine Street 0.1 miles south of Hollywood Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. South of the intersection of Hollywood and Vine. Site is currently a parking lot. A possible remnant of the building still exists at 1638 Vine Street and is a hair and nail salon that is slated for demolition. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1628 Vine Street, Los Angeles CA 90028, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Pig' N Whistle (approx. 0.6 Buster Keaton Studios (approx. ¾ mile away); Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. 0.9 miles away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Honorable Edmund D. Edelman (approx. one mile away).
More about this marker. Charlton Heston's "Walk of Fame" star is in front of the former Brown Derby entrance.
Regarding Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby. The Hollywood Brown Derby was the second but most popular of the four Original Brown Derby Restaurants. The first was on Wilshire Boulevard shaped like a derby hat opposite the former Ambassador Hotel. The Beverly Hills Brown Derby was located at the intersection of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard opposite the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The last Brown Derby which is the only one standing is situated on Los Feliz and Hillhurst. The Los Feliz Brown Derby was a car hop and was recently granted landmark status.
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