Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a historic landmark which consists of more than 2,700 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.
|Established||February 8, 1960|
|Location||Hollywood Blvd. and Vine St.|
Hollywood, Los Angeles
|Type||Entertainment hall of fame|
|Visitors||10 million annually|
|Public transit access||Hollywood/Vine Hollywood/Highland|
|Designated||July 5, 1978|
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.