image Community

Old Hollywood Locals Night, The Beginning

By Devin Strecker

June 6, 2017

Once upon a time, Hollywood was a neighborhood where locals shopped for clothes and home goods, dined, and saw movies in the many theaters lining the boulevard. In more recent times, tourists have outnumbered locals, making some Angelinos steer clear… read more

image Education

Musicians Institute: The Music of Hollywood

By Genie Davis

June 5, 2017

The Musicians Institute has been located in Hollywood for 40 years, bringing with it the true sound of the music industry. Musicians Institute is located on the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. (Courtesy photo) The… read more

image Shopping

As The Record Turns is a Hidden Hollywood Gem

By Esther Tseng

May 31, 2017

Tucked in the back of the historic, 100+-year-old Artisan’s Patio on Hollywood Boulevard at McCadden Boulevard is one of the best-sourced record stores in all of Los Angeles. As the Record Turns is a vinyl collector’s and industry insider’s record… read more

image Entertainment

A Look at the Los Angeles Visitor Information Center in Hollywood

By Genie Davis

May 26, 2017

The Los Angeles Visitor Information Center has been located in Hollywood for over 13 years. Conveniently located in the Hollywood and Highland complex, while the center now has an office downtown in Union Station as well, the Hollywood locale is… read more

image Community

It’s Time for our Elected Officials to Publicly Acknowledge the Unintended Consequences of Prop 47

By Kerry Morrison

May 25, 2017

I will confess. I bought into the narrative around Prop 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act. But how many would assert today that our neighborhoods are, in fact, safer than in November 2014 when the measure passed with nearly 60… read more

image Entertainment

Touring Hollywood

By Genie Davis

May 24, 2017

While a tour of Hollywood is a mainstay of visitor itineraries, local residents have much to learn and enjoy from these tours, too. With a variety of tour companies in the Hollywood Boulevard area, here are a few choices that… read more

image Community

Old Hollywood Walking Tour Launches May 26

May 22, 2017

Having moved our office to Hollywood Blvd., halfway between the happening intersections at Highland Avenue and Vine Street, the staff of the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance began to fully understand the historic nature of this section of Hollywood. Indeed, our… read more

image Education

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts – Music to Hollywood’s Ears

By Genie Davis

May 4, 2017

What does a music, dance, acting and performance art theater have to do with the preservation and rehabilitation of the Hollywood community? Quite a lot, actually. AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts began in Manhattan as the American… read more

image Entertainment

Hollywood History: The TCL Chinese Theatre

By Genie Davis

April 28, 2017

The glitz and glamor of Hollywood is nowhere as present as at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, which opened in 1927. According to Alwyn Hight Kushner, president and C.O.O. of the theater, “This is our 90th anniversary year. The theatre… read more

image Architecture & Planning

Hollywood Wayfinding Signage Program

By Matthew Severson

April 26, 2017

Hunt Design has been engaged by LADOT to design and assist in implementing wayfinding signage elements for digital display parking-related signs as well as unique ‘branded’ signage for identification of public parking structures. The scope includes a parking structure-related pedestrian wayfinding… read more

Page 3 of 3712345...102030...Last »