vertical_align_top
« Previous
Like
Next »
Hollywood Sign Endangered By Real Estate Deal
Posted by crown022002
Apr 18, 2008
 1      0
flag_black

Hollywood Sign Endangered By Real Estate Deal

LOS ANGELES — The world-famous HOLLYWOOD sign that has been used by TV and movie directors in more scene-setting shots than a film student could ever count was first erected in 1923 to promote real estate in the fledgling capital of celluloid.

Eighty-five years later, some fear the sign and the hillside on which it sits are threatened by, yes, a real estate deal.

An investment group that owns 138 sage-covered acres above and to the left of the 45-foot-high, steel-and-concrete H put the land up for sale last month for $22 million.

Some Los Angeles residents are afraid mansions will be built there, spoiling the sign`s uncluttered, postcard-perfect backdrop. They worry, too, that the land will no longer be accessible to the hikers, sightseers and romantics who often climb the hill for solitude and a panoramic view of the Los Angeles b...

Read the full story at huffingtonpost.com
 

CHAT ACTIVITY - 0 REPLIES ~

Liked by

Be the first to like this post!
Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes

Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, film director, and philanthropist, known during ... View All »
51 59 22
Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers (born v*rginia Katherine McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer, widely known for performing in films and RKO's ... View All »
Howard Hughes and Ginger Rogers

Howard Hughes and Ginger Rogers

Graceful leading lady of the thirties and forties; partnered with Fred Astaire onscreen; with Hughes, off. When she left Howard he wept. Early 32 meets actress Ginger Rogers ... View All »
1 6 0

Like
Cary Grant's Daughter Pens Memoir of Her Legendary Father
Hers was a Hollywood fairy-tale existence few, if anybody, can live: being the child of arguably the most famous movie star in the world – and, ...
Queenoftab · Apr 28, 2011
1 like ·
Jane Russell Dies at 89
Jane Russell, the brunette who was discovered by Howard Hughes and went on to become one of the biggest stars of the 1940s and '50s, has died at age ...
Queenoftab · Feb 28, 2011
Like
Hollywood Sign Endangered By Real Estate Deal
LOS ANGELES — The world-famous HOLLYWOOD sign that has been used by TV and movie directors in more scene-setting shots than a film student could ...
crown022002 · Apr 18, 2008
1 like ·
Allan Grant, 88; shot iconic photos for Life magazine
Allan Grant, a Life magazine photographer who got the last photo shoot with Marilyn Monroe weeks before her death and the first pictures of Marina Oswald ...
crown022002 · Feb 9, 2008
3 photos · Like
Amber Rose Arrives at LAX in Los Angeles, California - July 22, 2016
kimkim15 · 10 mins ago
5 photos · 1 like ·
Amber Rose Filming Her New Show in Hollywood, California - July 20, 2016
kimkim15 · 34 mins ago
2 photos · 1 like ·
Dylan Penn – Leaving Delilah club in West Hollywood
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
13 photos · 1 like ·
Joey King with her boyfriend at Hugo’s in West Hollywood
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
10 photos · 1 like ·
Pepi Sonuga – 2018 Race to Erase MS Gala in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
9 photos · 1 like ·
Francesca Capaldi – 2018 Race to Erase MS Gala in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
8 photos · 1 like ·
Brooke Burke in Tights and Sports Bra out in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
3 photos · Like
Chantel Jeffries at Delilah Club in West Hollywood
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
12 photos · 1 like ·
Lindsey Vonn out in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
13 photos · 1 like ·
Paris Jackson in Print Jeans out in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
7 photos · Like
Kim Kardashian in White out in Los Angeles
Nightstar · 1 day ago
10 photos · 1 like ·
Olivia Sanabia – 2018 Race to Erase MS Gala in Los Angeles
halfgoofy · 1 day ago
Like
Chad Ochocinco Proposes ... With 10 Carat Ring
Basketball Wives" star Evelyn Lozada is now the future Mrs. Chad Ochocinco -- TMZ has learned the NFL star popped the question today ... and used a ...
crown022002 · Nov 16, 2010
Like
Lifestyle keeps Beckham in LA
LONDON (AFP) – Football icon David Beckham said Monday his love of the Californian lifestyle meant he was happy to stay in Los Angeles despite d ...
crown022002 · Nov 15, 2010
Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.50 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2018, FamousFix