The Hollywood and Highland Center is an amusement complex and shopping center at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in the Hollywood locale in Los Angeles. The 387,000-square-foot location likewise incorporates TCL Chinese Theater previously Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and the Dolby Theater once in the past known as the Kodak Theater, home to the Academy Awards. The notable site was at one time the home of the celebrated around the world Hollywood Hotel. Situated in the core of Hollywood, right next to the Walk of Fame, it is one of the most traveled to area for travelers in Los Angeles.
The complex sits just crosswise over Hollywood Blvd. from the El Capitan Theater and offers perspectives of the Hollywood Hills and Hollywood Signto the north, Santa Monica Mountains toward the west and downtown Los Angeles toward the east. The centerpiece of the complex is a monstrous three-story patio motivated by the Babylon scene from the D.W. Griffith film called Intolerance. The designer of the strip mall constructed some portion of the opening and two columns with elephant molds on the capitals, similarly as found in the film, to a similar full scale. It gives guests a thought of how huge the first set must have been.
The inside has more than 70 shops and 25 restaurants. Major retail inhabitants that face Hollywood Boulevard incorporate American Eagle Outfitters, Forever 21, GAP, and Sephora. The complex likewise houses a Lucky Strike Lanes knocking down some pins back street, a six-plex motion picture theater, and a nightclub.
Hollywood and Highland likewise houses 65,000 square feet of social event spaces including the Grand Ballroom, utilized for the Oscars Governors Ball. Big name culinary expert Wolfgang Puck operates his local home office out of the complex. The middle additionally incorporates transmission offices that in 2004 incorporated the studios for the everyday syndicated program On Air With Ryan Seacrest. At present, the studio is home to Revolt TV.
The 637-room Loews Hollywood Hotel is additionally part of the site. The LACMTA Red Line’s tram station of a similar name is underneath the structure. Not to mention the Metro lines that are local are 656, 237, 217, 212, as well as the Metro Rapid 780 that are there to serve Hollywood and Highland.
The inside assumed a critical part in drawing being developed to different parts of Hollywood Boulevard. The TV Guide Hollywood Center (in the past possessed by CIM Group) over the road remade the ground floor as well as pulled in new occupants, for example, Coffee Bean and tea Leaf, American Apparel, Hooters and Baja Fresh. Other eminent retail locations that have a nearness on the Boulevard incorporate clothier H&M and the Spanish retail chain Zara. There are even a few pieces on east on Vine Street, a W Hotel opened consolidating the current Hollywood/Vine Metro Red Line station.
The sidewalk before Hollywood and Highland is viewed as a pined for area for late increments to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In that capacity is one of only a handful couple of areas where the star dedications are “bent over” as opposed to being put in straightly, in request for more stars to be obliged before the middle