Interesting facts about Hollywood
September 22, 2009 | In: Countries facts
Many people think that Hollywood is situated in California because of all of the glorious sunshine associated with the area, but the real reason behind the placement of Hollywood is a little more sly than most would think.
Hollywood (Hollywoodland) was initially built in 1923 by Harry Chandler for a cost of $21,000. It was built to advertise the area “Hollywoodland”. Built to last for only a year and a half, it lasted for more than eighty years and is still going strong.
In 1949, the alphabets “L, A, N & D” were removed. The board has read “HOLLYWOOD” ever since 1949.
Hollywood is one of the many districts that compose Los Angeles in the US. The same is also considered one of the busiest places in the world. It is most often called the motion picture industry capital of the United States.
Hollywood is not just famous for its glamorous and extravagant aura in the world of film making. It is likewise known for some worth-visiting landmarks. Hollywood is home to the Celebrity Graves and Celebrity Houses as well.