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Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

7000 Hollywood Blvd

 

44

 
Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
1. Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker
Inscription. Built in 1927 by a group of celebrities that included Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Louis B. Mayer. Site of the first Academy Awards in 1929. A hideaway for Clark Gable and Carol Lombard. Marilyn Monroe did her first commerical shoot by the pool. The Cinegrill, which opened in 1936, was popular nightspot, giving stars such as Mary Martin a start. Regular patrons included Frank Capra, Dick Powell, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn and Ronald Reagan.
 
Erected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Location. 34° 6.068′ N, 118° 20.503′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Hollywood Blvd near North Orange Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hollywood Reporter (within shouting distance of this marker); Award of Excellence KTLA-TV (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Pig' N Whistle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Warner Pacific Theatre (approx. 0.6 miles
Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
2. Site of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Marker - Wide View
away); The Honorable Edmund D. Edelman (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hattie McDaniel (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hollywoodland's Granite Retaining Walls and Interconnecting Granite Stairs (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
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The Roosevelt Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
3. The Roosevelt Hotel
Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
4. Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby
The Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby Ceiling image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, August 17, 2014
5. The Roosevelt Hotel - Lobby Ceiling
<i>The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
6. The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   6. submitted on September 24, 2014. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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