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Hollywoodland, established 1923

Greg Williams

Hollywoodland, established 1923

by Greg Williams

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Published by Papavasilopoulos Press in [Los Angeles?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: The story of Hollywoodland.

      Other titlesStory of Hollywoodland.
      Statementeditors, Dino Williams and Alexa Williams ; text, Greg Williams.
      ContributionsWilliams, Dino., Williams, Alexa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF869.H74 W55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1746633M
      ISBN 100963308602
      LC Control Number92060611
      OCLC/WorldCa27816218

        Creation and History of Hollywoodland in the Hollywood Hills. Development of Hollywoodland began in with the syndicate owned by Harry Chandler, developer Sidney H. Woodruff and the founder of West Hollywood, General M. H. L.A. Times announced this new developments as one of the most attractive residential sections of the City of Los .   A history of the Hollywood sign. The sign was built in as HOLLYWOODLAND as a promotion to sell real estate. It was flimsily made with wooden panels anchored by telephone poles, so it regularly blew over.

      The Hollywood Sign, created in to promote the new real estate development Hollywoodland, is the most visible representation of an elegant neighborhood now known as Beachwood Canyon. Hollywoodland contains many special features and sophisticated homes that attract artists and celebrities, and has served as a filming location for movies and. Read "Hollywoodland" by Mary Mallory available from Rakuten Kobo. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. H. Woodruff in , Hollywoodland was one of the first hi.

      As many know, the Hollywood sign is the remnant of an advertisement for a acre real-estate development. When it was erected in , the sign spelled HOLLYWOODLAND, the name of the housing development on the slope below it. The sign, however, was an afterthought. As with many Hollywood origins, the sign’s beginnings have more than one. Hollywoodland is a American neo-noir period mystery film directed by Allen Coulter and written by Paul Bernbaum. The story presents a fictionalized account of the circumstances surrounding the death of actor George Reeves (played by Ben Affleck), the star of the s film Superman and the Mole Men and television series Adventures of.


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Hollywoodland, established 1923 by Greg Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Hollywood Sign (formerly the Hollywoodland Sign) is an American landmark and cultural icon overlooking Hollywood, Los Angeles, is situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountains.

"HOLLYWOOD" is spelled out in 45 ft ( m)-tall white capital letters and is feet ( m) long. The sign was originally created in as Country: United States.

Established by real Hollywoodland developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood.

originally constructed as a giant billboard for the development and reading “Hollywoodland.” The book illustrates the development of the upper section of Beachwood Canyon known. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: The story of Hollywoodland.

Description: 44 pages: illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood.

originally constructed as a established 1923 book billboard for the development and reading "Hollywoodland." The book illustrates the development of the upper section of Beachwood Canyon known as Pages:   Established by real estate developers Tracy E.

Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood. Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining walls and stairways, along with elegant Spanish /5(22). Established by real estate developers Tracy E.

Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood. Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining walls and stairways, along with elegant Spanish.

The neighborhood of Established 1923 book began in when two developers purchased acres of land nestled at the foot of Mt. Lee, just above the town of Hollywood.

This was way back when before any houses dotted the hillside and the land was simply covered with oak trees, holly bushes, greasewood, and poppies.

Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood. Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining walls and stairways, along with elegant Spanish Reviews: A Sign is Born: Hollywood, which by now represented not just a city, but also an industry, a lifestyle and, increasingly, an aspiration, was officially crowned when the “Hollywoodland” sign was erected in Read more.

Beacon of a New Wave Mt. Lee and the Birth of. Photo via Hollywoodland: Established Within a few months, lots had already been sold at a total price of about $, A little over a year later in NovemberWoodruff stated that “[a]pproximately $3, in sales have been consummated since the inauguration of Hollywoodland and homes to the value of another $2, Hollywoodland book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodr /5(4). 2. The sign was created as a real-estate advertisement.

By Los Angeles Times publisher Harry Chandler had decided to invest in an upscale real-estate development called Hollywoodland, which. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood.

Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining walls and stairways, along with elegant Spanish, Mediterranean, French. According to Mary Mallory’s book, “Hollywoodland”, the estimated cost of the enormous multi-level home was over $1 million and cover eighteen acres of land.

However, Sennett suffered serious financial problems in the late ’s and early ’s and had to abandon his plans for the hilltop house. Way back ina bunch of California realtors established a company to sell property up in the Hollywood Hills.

At the then-astronomical cost of $21, they set up an enormous, illuminated advertising sign on Mount Lee - Hollywoodland. Formally dedicated on this day, the sign is now a national landmark. Though it has had its low points.

The book illustrates the development of the upper section of Beachwood Canyon known as Hollywoodland with historical photographs from Hollywood Heritages S. Woodruff Collection as well as from other archives, institutions, and ished by real estate developers Tracy E.

Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood.

Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European influence, featuring such unique elements as stone retaining.

Top Hollywood actor Robert Montgomery was a resident and also the Art Deco artist Erté and J. Stuart Blackmon, founder of the successful silent film studio Vitagraph Films.

Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood. Established by real estate developers Tracy E. Shoults and S. Woodruff inHollywoodland was one of the first hillside developments built in Hollywood.

Touting its class and sophistication, the neighborhood promoted a European. The Hollywood Sign, which was officially completed on December 8,celebrates its 95th anniversary today. It has had a remarkable and turbulent history and has endured its share of problems, including a suicide leap from the H, squabbles over who should maintain it, markings from mountain-climbing spray painters, hassles among community groups about its worth.

Hollywood, which by now represented not just a city, but also an industry, a lifestyle and, increasingly, an aspiration, was officially crowned when the “Hollywoodland” sign was erected in Built by Los Angeles Times publisher Harry Chandler as an epic $21, billboard for his upscale Hollywoodland real estate development, the Sign soon took on the role of giant .Photograph of the stone entrance to Hollywoodland residential development, established in[s.d.].

An archway can be seen at left with a sign to the right of the arch reading "Hollywoodland". A road can be seen beyond the archway, while a stone tower can be seen on the opposite side of the road.Thus the Hollywoodland Sign, an advertisement for a real-estate development, became the Hollywood Sign, an advertisement for a business and tourist district of Los Angeles.