Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a historic landmark which consists of more than 2,700[1] five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of actors, directors, producers, musicians, theatrical/musical groups, fictional characters, and others.

Hollywood Walk of Fame
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
near the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Location of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at its center at Hollywood and Vine, within Central Los Angeles
EstablishedFebruary 8, 1960; 62 years ago (February 8, 1960)
LocationHollywood Blvd. and Vine St.
Hollywood, Los Angeles
Coordinates34.1016°N 118.3267°W / 34.1016; -118.3267
TypeEntertainment hall of fame
Visitors10 million annually
Public transit access Hollywood/Vine Hollywood/Highland
WebsiteOfficial website
DesignatedJuly 5, 1978
Reference no.194

The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce who hold the trademark rights and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust. It is a popular tourist attraction, with an estimated 10 million annual visitors in 2010.[2][3]

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