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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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  • Stars damaged, dirty Street, poor animation and sense of "insecurity" are that it is a big disappointment. ... it is completed in 30 min
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  • My favorite place in Hollywood, great to go with family, friends or alone. I'm always alone! And every once in a while you can get lucky to be having premiere of some movie.
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  • I've been in July and in December 2014 2015 both times was great heat, many people on the street, many shops, chinese theatre, dolby theatre, restaurants, worth going day and night. Hollywood Walk of Fame, good options. In December 2015, was going on the premiere of the movie star Wars, a lot of fun.
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