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in 1923 Harry Chandler, Sidney Hawks Woodruff and, Moses Hazeltine Sherman started the development of Hollywoodland.

The sign was originally created in 1923 as a temporary advertisement for a local real estate development, but due to increasing recognition, the sign was left up. The sign is protected and promoted by The Hollywood Sign Trust, a nonprofit organization.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce holds trademark rights to the Hollywood Sign.

Visitors can hike to the sign from the Bronson Canyon entrance to Griffith Park or from Griffith Observatory. [1]

Hollywood Notable ResidentsCityOccupationYear
H.J. WhitleyHollywoodDeveloper1847 to 1931
Grace WhitleyHollywood
Harvey WilcoxHollywoodDeveloper
Daeida HartellHollywood
Ivar WeidHollywoodDeveloper
Marie MagnusHollywood
Selma WeidHollywood
Paul De LongpreHollywoodArtist
Josephine De LongpreHollywood
Pauline De LongpreHollywood
Blanche De LongpreHollywood
Alice De LongpreHollywood
Louis BourgeoisHollywood
Charles E. TobermanHollywood
Lyman Frank BaumHollywood
Harry ChandlerHollywood

Sister Site of the Los Angeles County Project. [2]

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