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History Timeline

A quick walk through the Sign’s amazing journey, from its debut as a real estate billboard to its current role as an iconic global landmark.

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The Saga of The Sign

The Saga of The Sign

Want to take a deeper dive into the Sign’s history? Use this resource to learn about the people and events behind its rise, fall, and resurrection.

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Hollywood Sign at evening

Popular Culture

The Sign has appeared in hundreds of movies, shows, and other media over the years. Here’s a crowd-sourced list of cameos.

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Featured Photographers - RD Willis

Featured Photographers

Thousands of photographers take photos of the Hollywood Sign. These images capture unique and memorable views you won't see elsewhere.

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