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Historical Markers in Hollywood, California

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Hollywood is in Los Angeles County
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1California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Award of Excellence KTLA-TV
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
2California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 846 — B.A.G. Fuller Residence
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
3California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Buster Keaton Studios
1920-1928 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
4California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 2 — C. C. Brown’s Ice CreamBirthplace of the Hot Fudge Sundae
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
5California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 857 — Capitol Records Building
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
6California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 947 — CBS Columbia Square Studios
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
7California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Chaplin - Keaton - Lloyd Alley
Three of the greatest comedies of all time were filmed in part along this east-west alley from Cahuenga to Cosmo. Each of these landmark movies has been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress, cinema's highest . . . Map (db m182837) HM
8California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 58 — Charlie Chaplin Studio
Historic Charlie Chaplin Studio. Built 1917. Declared 1969, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 58, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m162823) HM
9California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 55 — Chinese Heaven DogsMing Dynasty 1403 - 1643
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
10California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 3 — Chinese TheatreThe Most Famous Movie House in the World
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
11California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 445 — Courtney Desmond Estate
Spanish / Mediterranean Revival style, Frank H. Harding and George J. Adams, architects. Built 1926. Declared 1989, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 445, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m183282) HM
12California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 134 — Crossroads of the World
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
13California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 584 — Egyptian Theatre
Egyptian revival style. Architects - Meyer & Holler. Built 1922. Declared 1993 Historic-Cultural Monument No. 584 City of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission Cultural Affairs DepartmentMap (db m163244) HM
14California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 42 — El Capitan Theatre
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
15California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 165 — Fire Station 27Fire Department Museum
Home of the Los Angeles Fire Department Museum and Memorial. Cultural Heritage Board Monument No.165. Fire Station No. 27, Italian Renaissance Revival style. Architect - Peter K. Schabarum. Built 1930. Declared . . . Map (db m175270) HM
16California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — First Emmy Awards
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
17California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 16 — Guaranty Building
This Beaux Arts office building was where famous entertainment columnist Hedda Hopper hung her hat. Built in 1923, it was one of several “palaces” of commerce along the Boulevard and was the second building on the Boulevard to meet . . . Map (db m173414) HM
18California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hattie McDaniel1895-1952 — Hollywood Forever Cemetery —
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 GoffMap (db m82164) HM
19California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 291 — Highland Camrose Bungalow Village
Highland Camrose Bungalow Village is a unique example of working class housing in Hollywood during the early 20th century. It was developed between 1900 and 1924 during rapid growth in the Hollywood film industry. The original fourteen . . . Map (db m183372) HM
20California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hollywood & Vine
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
21California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 462 — Hollywood American Legion Post 43
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
22California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 194 — Hollywood and Vine
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
23California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 44 — Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
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
24California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 554 — Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio
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
25California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hooray for Hollywood
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
26California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 10 — Janes HouseHollywood Historic Site
Built in 1903, this is the last remaining Victorian home on Hollywood Blvd. It is typical of the mansions along the Boulevard in the early 1900s, before the street became a bustling commercial district. From 1911 to 1926, the three Janes sisters . . . Map (db m183094) HM
27California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Lasky-DeMille Barn
The Barn was built in 1901 for agricultural use. In 1912, it was adapted for motion picture production in Hollywood. The exterior of the building interprets its important adaptation for a succession of motion picture production functions, . . . Map (db m189635) HM
28California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Lasky-DeMille Barn
The Barn was built in 1901 for agricultural use. In 1912, it was adapted for motion picture production in Hollywood. The exterior of the building interprets its important adaptation for a succession of motion picture production functions, . . . Map (db m189638) HM
29California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Lasky-DeMille Barn
The Barn was built in 1901 for agricultural use. In 1912, it was adapted for motion picture production in Hollywood. The exterior of the building interprets its important adaptation for a succession of motion picture production functions, . . . Map (db m189639) HM
30California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Los Angeles DodgersAward of Excellence
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
31California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 41 — Max Factor Building
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
32California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 842 — Ojai Apartments
Mediterranean Revival style, Frank H. Webster, architect. Built 1927. Declared 2006, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 842, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m181162) HM
33California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 22 — Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby
The most famous Hollywood restaurant of its day, the Brown Derby opened Valentine's Day, 1929. Owner Robert Cobb was also the inventor of the Cobb Salad. He originated furnishing telephones at tables during mealtime. Celebrities’ popularity was . . . Map (db m167873) HM
34California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 670 — Stahl House
Stahl House - Case Study House No. 22, International style. Architect - Pierre Koenig, F.A.I.A. Built 1958. Declared 1999, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 670, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m183283) HM
35California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — The Hollywood Reporter
The first entertainment trade paper founded in Hollywood, California September 3, 1930Map (db m32462) HM
36California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 406 — The Magic Castle
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
37California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 37 — The Pig ‘n Whistle
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. Loretta Young . . . Map (db m125716) HM
38California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 248 — United Methodist Church
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
39California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 956 — Villa Bonita
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
40California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 180 — Warner Brothers Studio
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
41California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 12 — Warner Pacific Theatre
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
42California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 579 — Wattles Park Mansion
Mediterranean style. Architects - Myron Hunt & Elmer Grey. Built 1907. Declared 1993, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 579, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m183161) HM
43California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 175 — YWCA Hollywood Studio Club
Mediterranean Revival style. Architect - Julia Morgan. Built 1926. Declared 1977, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 175, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m175069) HM
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Jul. 1, 2022