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Located along Hollywood Boulevard from Gower to La Brea and on Vine Street from Yucca to Sunset, the Hollywood Walk of Fame began in 1958 when the first eight honorees (including Burt Lancaster,... Read More
Located along Hollywood Boulevard from Gower to La Brea and on Vine Street from Yucca to Sunset, the Hollywood Walk of Fame began in 1958 when the first eight honorees (including Burt Lancaster, Joanne Woodward and Preston Sturges) got sidewalk stars placed at the corner of Hollywood and Highland. Since then, more than 2,500 people have been honored with one of the terrazzo and brass stars. Each star indicates the individual's area of specialty with one of five symbols: a motion-picture camera, a radio microphone, a television set, a record or a theatrical mask. Look for many near the Chinese Theatre, the Egyptian Theatre and El Capitan Theatre, three of the iconic sightseeing spots to also check out along Hollywood Boulevard.
- Sightseeing: "Look up the exact spot of your favorite celebrity's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame website at walkoffame.com before heading out to find it."
- Best for Sightseeing Because: An integral part of the Hollywood experience, the Walk of Fame is a fascinating way to see the stars as you stroll.
- Things to Do with Kids: "To find specific stars without looking through hundreds to find it, look up the block that celebrity's star is on before going."