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  • Nikki Williams

    Iconic Hollywood sign used to say “Hollywoodland”... The sign was first erected in 1923 and originally read “HOLLYWOODLAND”. Its purpose was to advertise the name of a new housing development in the hills above the Hollywood district of Los Angeles….

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    Hollywoodland Sign 1923 -1949

  • Mojca Valič

    “The HOLLYWOODLAND sign was erected in 1923 to advertise a new housing development in the hills above the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. In 1949 the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce contracted to repair and rebuild the sign. The contract stipulated that “LAND” be removed to reflect the district, not the housing development.“ – Wikipedia

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Original HOLLYWOOD Sign Circa 1923 The HOLLYWOOD Sign Originally said "HOLLYWOOD LAND" it was shortened in 1945.

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