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More Hollywood Sign Pictures

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The hollywoodphotographs.com has put many more Hollywood Sign pictures on its web site.  The Hollywood sign was erected in 1923 and originally read HOLLYWOODLANDLAND.  It was built as an advertising sign for the real estate development by the same name.  The sign was originally made of telephone poles, wood cross pieces, cables and sheet metal for the face.  The hollywoodphotographs.com web site has pictures of the dedication of the sign and hundreds of images showing the sign in various states of repair.  There were several years that the sign was in serious disrepair which caused the sign to be repaired, restored and replaced.  After several facelifts, the sign was in such disrepair in the mid 1970s that it needed to be torn down.  After months of a Save The Sign campaign and support by Hugh Hefner and other celebrities, Hollywood citizens and businesses.

The old Hollywood sign was town down in March 1978 and the construction of the new sign was started immediately.  After months of construction, the new sign was dedicated on November 11, 1978. The new sign was constructed using state of the art materials, including steel girders and plastic cover sheet metal for the face.

The new Hollywood sign pictures that were added to the hollywoodphotographs.com web site show the sign in the demolished state, construction of the new sign and color photos of the sign as it is today.

All the Hollywood sign pictures are available for purchase.

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