The Hollywood sign is getting a new paint job ahead of its centennial celebration in 2023.
Did you know that the Hollywood sign opened in 1923 and had another word to its left?
This aging beauty is getting a facelift. The Hollywood sign, located on a steep hillside of Mount Lee in southwestern Griffith Park, is getting cleaned up and coated with 400 gallons of paint from Sherwin-Williams to celebrate its 100th anniversary starting Monday.
As its 100th birthday approaches, the iconic Hollywood sign is getting a bit of a makeover. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Sherwin-Williams and the Hollywood Sign Trust to Give Tinseltown’s Marquee Celebrity a Centennial Makeover — Sherwin-Williams and The Hollywood Sign Trust are partnering to give Hollywood’s biggest celebrity, the Hollywood Sign, a makeover to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
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