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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hollywood, California
Location of Hollywood, California
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|Award of Excellence KTLA-TV
The first television station west of the Mississippi, KTLA-5 has been a part of Los Angeles broadcasting since January 22, 1947. — — Map (db m32469) HM|
|Modern style. Ralph C. Flewelling, architect. Built 1933. Declared 2006, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 846, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles. — — Map (db m167809) HM|
At this site stood the studio where Buster Keaton and his extraordinary team produced 10 feature-length and 19 short films that bring inspiration to filmmakers of every generation and laughter to audiences around the world. . . . — — Map (db m118887) HM|
|As the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, C.C.Brown's
was a Hollywood landmark. It was located at this site
from 1929 to 1996 and was popular with celebrities
who dropped in after movie premieres at the Chinese
Theatre. Fans lined up outside . . . — — Map (db m170020) HM|
|The world's first circular office structure was designed to resemble a stack of 45 rpm records. Artists recording in its studios since its completion in 1956 have included such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Nat "King" Cole, Peggy Lee, Dean Martin, . . . — — Map (db m167282) HM|
| On this site was established the first motion picture studio in Hollywood, October 27, 1911.
CBS Columbia Square Studios, International style. William Lescaze, architect. Earl Heitschmidt, associate architect. Built 1938. Declared 2009. . . . — — Map (db m133742) HM|
Charlie Chaplin Studio.
Built 1917. Declared 1969.
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 58.
Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles. — — Map (db m162823) HM|
|Heaven Dogs were believed by the Chinese to ward off evil spirits and were widely used to guard the sacred Ming Tombs in the interior of China. They were first introduced in the reign of Huo Pin in 117 BC and achieved their greatest vogue in the . . . — — Map (db m167862) HM|
|The most famous movie house in the world, built by
Sid Grauman. Actress Anna May Wong drove the first
rivet in the steel girders when construction began in
1925. Opened with the premiere of Cecil B. DeMille's
“King of Kings” on May . . . — — Map (db m170065) HM|
| Crossroads of the World, 1936.
Robert V. Derrah, architect.
A blend of moderne & old world architecture.
Declared Historic-Cultural Monument No. 134 by the Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department, City of Los Angeles. . . . — — Map (db m162878) HM|
Egyptian revival style.
Architects - Meyer & Holler.
Built 1922. Declared 1993
Historic-Cultural Monument No. 584
City of Los Angeles
Cultural Heritage Commission
Cultural Affairs Department — — Map (db m163244) HM|
|The most lavish of four Hollywood Blvd. theatres designed for live performances opened in 1926, featuring stars such as Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lon Chaney, Jr., Buster Keaton, Clark Gable, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards and Will Rogers. . . . — — Map (db m167869) HM|
|On this site on January 25, 1949, the first Emmy Awards and Telecast were presented by
the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. — — Map (db m138345) HM|
|To honor her last wish, renowned performer. Academy Award 1939 Gone With The Wind. "Aunt Hattie, you are a credit to your craft, your race, and to your family" Edgar Goff — — Map (db m82164) HM|
| The Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District
is listed in the national register of Historic Places. Comprised of
more than one hundred buildings, the District extends along the boulevard from Argyle Avenue to Sycamore Avenue. . . . — — Map (db m143391) HM|
Built 1929, Egyptian Revival style, Westin & Westin, architects. Historic-Cultural Monument No. 462, declared November 3, 1989, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
American Legion Hollywood Post . . . — — Map (db m170037) HM|
|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 . . . — — Map (db m167867) HM|
|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 commercial shoot by the . . . — — Map (db m167870) HM|
|One-half of this structure, then in use as a barn, was rented by Cecil B. DeMille as the studio in which was made the first feature-length motion picture in Hollywood, “The Squaw Man”, in 1913. It
was originally located at the corner of . . . — — Map (db m118836) HM|
| Film Companies Move West
During the early 1900s, many East Coast film companies, which dominated the new industry at the time, were searching for better weather, varied locations, cheap nonunion labor, and an escape from the . . . — — Map (db m158333) HM|
|For 50 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers have not only led the league in wins, pennants, world championships, and attendance, they have been an agent for social change
and a unifier of fans from all walks of life. — — Map (db m170021) HM|
|Max Factor, a Russian immigrant, pioneered screen
make up for which he received a special Academy
Award in 1929. He opened the Max Factor Hollywood
Makeup Studio in 1928, where he taught Hollywood
stars such as Lana Turner, Rita Hayworth, . . . — — Map (db m167871) HM|
|The first entertainment trade paper
founded in Hollywood, California
September 3, 1930 — — Map (db m32462) HM|
| In Sept. 1961, Milton Page Larsen leased this building, which would become the world-famous Magic Castle, with a handshake and a dream. Renovations began on the historic 1910 Rollin B. Lane mansion with the help and contributions of many friends . . . — — Map (db m167868) HM|
|Sidney Hoedemaker opened Hollywood's first family restaurant (that welcomed children) in 1927 and featured rich, hand-carved wood decor. Popular tunes were played on a pipe organ. The Hollywood Glee Club performed Friday evenings. Loreatta Young . . . — — Map (db m125716) HM|
|First United Methodist Church, 1930. A Gothic revival edifice constructed of steel and exposed concrete, standing as a visual beacon in the heart of Hollywood. — — Map (db m128905) HM|
Spanish Colonial Revival style. Frank Webster, architect.
Built 1929. Declared 2009, Historic-Cultural
Monument No. 956,
Cultural Heritage Commission,
City of Los Angeles. — — Map (db m170029) HM|
|Original home built by Warner Bros. in 1923. The pioneering talking motion picture The Jazz Singer was produced here in 1927 and revolutionized the film industry. This building was certified as a Historic Structure by the United States Department of . . . — — Map (db m133609) HM|
|Built by Warner Bros. in 1928 to be the crown jewel of its West Coast theaters. Sam Warner oversaw construction but died before it was completed. His ghost is said to haunt the building. The Italian Renaissance exterior design theme is continued . . . — — Map (db m169952) HM|