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Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland Revisted

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Hollywood… is a different place for everyone.  It’s a place where the past and the present coincide with the real and imagined, where memory and metaphor beckon abstractions and ideals, where dreams and aspirations merge with faith and resignation. It’s a living, changing continent, both physical and imagined.  — Paul Zollo.

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Hollywoodland

When people around the world see the Hollywood sign on the Mt. Lee hillside, they usually think “glamour, excitement, movies”.

The real history of the sign is decidedly more grounded than this popular belief.  Ninety years ago the sign...

Hollywoodland

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One of the most popular tourist attractions in Hollywood, California isn't a place, but a sign.  The Hollywood Sign, created in 1923 to promote the new real estate development Hollywoodland, is the most visible representation of an elegant neighborhood now known as Beachwood Canyon.

Hollywoodland contains many special features and sophisticated homes that attract artists and celebrities, and has served as a filming location for movies and television shows.  The neighborhood possesses a real history and beauty, resembling a charming European hillside town....