Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the many attractions located on Hollywood Boulevard and runs from La Brea to Gower Street. Want to know who was the first star to be immortalized in the world's most famous cement handprints? After being built in 1958, Joanne Woodward became the first celebrity to achieve star status on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. Since then, movie stars, directors and producers have all been among the movie legends who have been given a place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. To learn more about the Hollywood Walk of Fame, visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.
Hotel near Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Find the perfect hotel near Hollywood Walk of Fame, Mann's Chinese Theater and other top Hollywood Boulevard attractions. The Studio City Court Yard Hotel/Hollywood, California offers a friendly, relaxing atmosphere for vacationers and executive travelers conveniently close to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood attractions, shopping at the Beverly Center, the Los Angeles Convention Center, NBC Studios, Warner Brothers Studios and Universal Studios theme park. Home to a wide array of complimentary amenities, enjoy free parking as a guest of our Hollywood/Studio City, California hotel.
Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.
One of Hollywood Boulevard's most famous sites is Mann's Chinese Theater. Originally named after Sid Grauman who built the theater and opened it in 1927, the famed pagoda building has been historically known as Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Closely associated and right in front of part of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the famous Chinese Theatre has seen some of Hollywood's most glamorous movies stars and premieres. For more information about things to see and do at Mann's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, visit www.manntheatres.com/chinese.
Hollywood Boulevard enjoys a rich history that dates back to even before Los Angeles annexed the small town of Hollywood, California. Alternately named Prospect Avenue, Hollywood Boulevard even went by the nickname "Santa Claus Lane" after Gene Autry led a Hollywood Christmas parade down the boulevard in 1946. Today, Hollywood Boulevard is still home to that Christmas Parade as well as some of Hollywood's great landmarks, including Mann's Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Masonic Temple, which is the Jimmy Kimmel Live! home studio, the El Capitan Theater and the Kodak Theater, which hosts the Academy Awards. To learn more about Hollywood Boulevard, visit www.seeing-stars.com/streets/hollywoodblvd.shtm
Hollywood Boulevard Attractions
- Bob Hope Square
- Capitol Records Tower Building
- El Capitan Theatre
- Hollywood Masonic Temple - Home of Jimmy Kimmel Live! studio
- Kodak Theatre
- Hollywood and Highland shopping
- Hollywood Wax Museum
- Grauman's Chinese Theatre
- Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium
- Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
- Pantages Theatre
- Musso & Frank Grill
- Pig 'n Whistle
- The Hollywood Walk of Fame