Archive for 'architecture' Tag

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90 Years of the Cherokee Building

The history of the Cherokee Building (located at 6646 Hollywood Boulevard) mirrors the history of Hollywood itself and captures the symbiotic relationship between the city of Los Angeles and the birth of the film industry. It was built in 1927,… read more

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Block Party to support LA-MAS

Block Party is the second annual fundraiser for LA-Más, a non-profit urban design organization that helps lower-income and underserved communities shape their future through policy and architecture. You may remember that we partnered with LA-Más on Hollywood Pop!, our pop-up park… 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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Have You Ever Wondered…Who Is This Man?

I recently started a new photography course at Julia Dean’s Los Angeles Center for Photography on Wilcox Avenue near Sunset. Every Monday night, I park near Hollywood Blvd and walk to class, enjoying the amazing Art Deco buildings that line… read more