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Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

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Hollywood Boulevard is a street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, splitting off Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest to Vermont Avenue, where it straightens out and runs due west to Laurel Canyon Boulevard. West of Laurel Canyon, it continues as a residential street and ending at Sunset Plaza Drive. The eastern end of Hollywood Boulevard passes through Little Armenia and Thai Town. Parts of the boulevard are popular tourist destinations.HistoryPrior to Hollywood Boulevard, the street was named Prospect Avenue until 1910, when the town of Hollywood was annexed by the City of Los Angeles. After annexation, the street numbers changed from 100 Prospect Avenue, at Vermont Avenue, to 6400 Hollywood Boulevard.In the early 1920s, real estate developer Charles E. Toberman (the "Father of Hollywood") envisioned a thriving Hollywood theatre district. Toberman was involved in 36 projects while building the Max Factor Building, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and the Hollywood Masonic Temple. With Sid Grauman, he opened the three themed theatres: Egyptian, El Capitan ("The Captain") (1926), and Chinese.
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  • the whole place smelled badly, was dirty, and everything closed because it would be the premiere of Xmen, not could entered a shops or cross the Avenue
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  • Stroll through the Mall, climb to the top floor to take selfies with the Hollywood sign, but prefer to buy in the same shops in other parts of the city. Here is everything more expensive, mainly souvenirs. Not to mention that the large flow of tourists is not very nice
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  • We were totally disappointed with Hollywood Blvd. It was gross and weird. Only part that is worth it is the block with the Chinese theatre. And how much can you really do? Just drive by and call it a ...  more »