Archive for 'Hollywood History' 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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An Afternoon with Earl Carroll

Spend an afternoon with Earl Carroll – followed by “A Night At Earl Carroll’s” – presented by the American Cinematheque, the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles & Hollywood Heritage! An illustrated presentation on Sunset Boulevard’s art deco era Earl… read more

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A Silent Classic Brought Back to Life

American Cinematheque, along with the Mary Pickford Foundation and Seeking our Story, present “Little Annie Roonie” at the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The 1925 silent film, starring Mary Pickford as the rebellious young titular… read more

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Hollywood Heritage Community Preservation Day

Hollywood Heritage is celebrating preservation month with a Community Preservation Day on Saturday, May 21, The festivities on Community Preservation Day will include area walking tours, food trucks, neighborhood information tables, a “This Place Matters” Hollywood photo campaign, and free… read more

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The Premiere of the Premiere

Last Monday, Hollywood experienced the biggest movie premiere ever recorded with the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. More than 6,000 fans packed three world-renowned theatres in Hollywood—the Dolby Theatre, the TCL Chinese Theatre and the El Capitan Theater—to… read more

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Here Comes Santa Clause…

Click here for a full run-down of street closures and tow-away zones courtesy of Curbed LA. Since it’s almost time for everyone’s favorite Hollywood holiday tradition, the Hollywood Christmas Parade, we thought it might be fun to take a look… 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