Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Honorable Edmund D. Edelman
Supervisor, Third District
—Serving from 1974 - 1994 —
Throughout his public life, Edelman's highest priorities always included support for the arts, and for expanding the cultural and recreational opprotunities that, in his words, "...make life in Los Angeles County worth living."
Among his proudest accomplishments are his successful campaign to win County voter approval of the Safe Neighborhood Parks Act of 1992 which provided substantial new funding for the Hollywood Bowl; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and numerous other cultural and recreational facilities throughout the County; his effort to revive the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre as a premier venue for outdoor performances in an intimate natural setting; his establishment of the Hollywood Bowl Museum and Highland Camrose Park; and his participation in the development of the Walt Disney Concert Hall addition to the famed Music Center of Los Angeles County.
Perhaps the most gracious and treasured tribute to his accomplishments was offered by Ernest Fleischmann, Excecutive Vice-President and Managing Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, who
Location. 34° 6.691′ N, 118° 20.228′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Highland Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located just outside the rear patio exit door. Next to the Hollywood Bowl. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2301 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Pig' N Whistle (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. ¾ mile away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away); Site of Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (approx. one mile away); Hollywoodland's Granite Retaining Walls and Interconnecting Granite Stairs Hattie McDaniel (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Categories. • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 331 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 4, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.