Archive for the 'Architecture & Planning' Category

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Pop-Up Park Feedback Highlights

On May 20th, the Sunset & Vine District officially launched Hollywood Pop! with a community event, complete with food, music, and fun. The semi-permanent pop-up, commissioned by the BID and design-built by LA-Más, is a park installation and a year-long living… read more

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Hollywood Pop-Up Park to Open May 20

Hollywood Pop!, a semi-permanent pop-up park, to open with a neighborhood event; park is a pilot demonstration project intended to explore the future of public space in Hollywood Hollywood Pop!, a new pop-up park opening at the corner of Selma… read more

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Greening the Concrete Jungle

If you’re familiar with the streets of Hollywood, you might’ve noticed some new additions to the neighborhood. A touch of green has been added to the intersections of Hollywood/Vine and Sunset/Vine! Under a new pilot program, the Hollywood Entertainment District… read more

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Streetscape Improvements on the Way

Out with the old, in with the new! The Streetscape & Planning Committee is happy to report that shiny new street furniture is heading to both districts, including new wrought-iron trash receptacles as well as landscaped planters under a new… read more

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A History of Hollywood Hotels

Hollywood has long been a draw for tourists from all over the world, and even its early days, has had a history of many hotels to cater to the traveler. While we are currently experiencing a hotel boom, Curbed LA… read more

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Hollywood Studio Building – Future Home of HPOA

In December 2015, the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance (HPOA) staff will move from the Taft Building into its very own, custom-designed street level office in the Mid-BID. The new headquarters will occupy 6562 Hollywood Blvd, the storefront that was home… read more

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Hollywood Western Streetscape Community Meeting

Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, the Bureau of Engineering and the Department of Transportation invite you to a community meeting regarding the Hollywood Western Streetscape Project. This project will make various streetscape improvements to Hollywood Boulevard between Gower Street and Western Avenue…. read more

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PARK(ing) Day – September 18th!

Mark your calendars! September 18th is PARK(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The Hollywood Entertainment District, in partnership with the Mayor’s Great Streets Initiative and HR&A Advisors, will re-imagine… read more

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Re-Green Vine Project

Last year, 60 newly-planted trees were vandalized along Vine Street in the Sunset & Vine BID. The tree vandal has since been apprehended and the BID has resumed with the “re-greening” of Vine Street. The damaged trees have been replaced… read more