We all know the story behind the Hollywood Sign. But this is the story of how to get behind the Hollywood Sign.
Category Archives: Landmark
Stair Candy: The Silver Lake Heart Stairs
In Silver Lake, you’ll find a set of concrete steps frequently painted with hearts and bright colors.
The Last Payphone Before the Forest
On a lonely road in Altadena, just before you enter the Angeles National Forest, you’ll come across one of the last working payphones in Los Angeles.
In Echo Park, you’ll find one of the most famous movie markets of all time.
In Downtown Los Angeles you can take a ride on the world’s shortest railway.
In Venice Beach, you can find a giant steel sculpture on a hill between the boardwalk and the Pacific Ocean.
In Boyle Heights you can see a spectacular kiosco, hand-carved by a master sculptor from Guadalajara, honoring the spirit and music of mariachi.
Mildred Flaggerty Bedpan Memorial Fountain
In Silver Lake you can visit a defunct fountain that once honored the inventor of an essential piece of medical equipment. Or so we’re led to believe.
The Eagle Rock
Anyone driving along the 134 through the city of Eagle Rock has seen this huge, rounded boulder looming above the northern edge of the freeway.
Fugestsu-do Sweet Shop
In Little Tokyo you can find a small shop that’s been making mochi by hand for more than 100 years.