Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of the Pig’ N Whistle
6714 Hollywood Blvd.
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 37.)
Location. 34° 6.08′ N, 118° 20.203′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hollywood Blvd, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6714 Hollywood Blvd, 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 the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hollywood Reporter (approx. 0.3 miles away); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Honorable Edmund D. Edelman (approx. 0.7 miles away); Buster Keaton Studios (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
Also see . . . Pig 'n Whistle History. Pignwhistlehollywood.com's history of the restaurant: The Pig ‘N Whistle opened its doors on July 22, 1927. Its stylish design and fanciful hand-carved wood décor by renowned architects Morgan, Walls & Clements made it an instant favorite with the movie colony as well as the local citizenry. Connected to the forecourt of the Egyptian Theatre by a side entrance, the Pig ‘N Whistle quickly became the place for stars to gather before and after movie premieres and discuss the industry over a few drinks. Stars such as Shirley Temple, Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable and Loretta Young were regulars, enjoying the restaurant’s wide range of menu items and soda fountain offerings. Household names like Cary Grant, Jane Wyman or Walter Pidgeon could often be spotted at the Pig ‘N Whistle having lunch and reading the local paper or enjoying dinner after a glamorous evening at the Egyptian…. (Submitted on October 1, 2014.)
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