Archive for 'Walkable Hollywood' Tag

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Finding Your Way Around Hollywood Will Soon Be Easier

We’ve made some exciting progress on the Hollywood Wayfinding Signage Project! Through a series of steering committee meetings, a community open house, and presentations to external organizations, we are nearing completion of the preliminary design work for this program. In… read more

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Old Hollywood Locals Night, The Beginning

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

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Pokemon Join Stars on Hollywood Boulevard

While the “got to catch them all” virtual reality of Pokemon Go is perhaps less a cultural obsession than the coming election at the moment, playing the game is a part of today’s lifestyle, a fun past-time that keeps local… read more

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District Maintenance: Walking the Walk

As a part of the Streetscape & Planning Committee’s ongoing dedication to maintaining a clean and attractive Hollywood, stakeholders contributed nearly eight hours of their time walking the Hollywood Entertainment District and Sunset & Vine BIDs. The walk-thrus, conducted in… read more

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Locals of 90028: Rich Llewellyn

Here in Hollywood, we talk a lot about the arrival of the millennials, and the culture shift attached thereto.  Parking lots will give way to ridesharing and bike racks; corner offices are being replaced with “creative” open work spaces; fresh… read more

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Locals of 90028: Brandon Barrick

It’s not unusual to meet someone in New York who doesn’t own a car, but how often can you say the same of someone in Los Angeles?  I had the pleasure to have a cup of coffee with someone who… read more

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Hollywood’s On the Move

In February, the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance held a mobility summit at the Montalbán Theatre to open a dialogue about the way we use streets in Hollywood. Nearly 100 stakeholders attended to be a part of the discussion and were encouraged by… read more

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Hollywood Boulevard: Time for a Road Diet?

Want to be more interesting at a cocktail reception at a convention of urban planners?  Pepper your conversation with the following terms and you will fit right in:  urban acupuncture.  Road diets.  Sticky streets.  Tactical urbanism. As we begin to… read more

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$1000 Reward For Identification of Tree Vandal

UPDATE: The Larchmont Buzz has just covered our vandalized trees.  Click here to read. Recently, the Sunset and Vine Business Improvement District (BID) planted 50 trees along Vine Street, between Santa Monica Blvd. and Sunset Blvd., in partnership with the… read more