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Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles

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Hollywood Boulevard is a major east–west street in Los Angeles, California. It begins in the west as a winding residential street at Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills West district. After crossing Laurel Canyon Boulevard, it proceeds due east as a major thoroughfare through Hollywood, Little Armenia and Thai Town to Vermont Avenue. It then runs southeast to its eastern terminus at Sunset Boulevard in the Los Feliz district. Parts of the boulevard are popular tourist destinations, primarily the fifteen blocks between La Brea Avenue east to Gower Street where the Hollywood Walk of Fame is primarily located.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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  • We were staying within 10 minutes of HB (far enough away from it that there was no noise or riff-raff around) and ventured down that way twice. Walk of fame , street "performers", photo opportunities ...  more »
  • Didn't know what to expect before visiting here but certainly was surprised! Filthy, disgusting street with people begging or trying sell you tours/cds/ or photos with poor imitations of Disney charac...  more »
  • Everyone comes here to see the Walk of Fame and it has become an incredibly busy tourist attraction. Walking down the block requires a lot of maneuvering around crowds. There are a lot of people dress...  more »