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Hollywood Beautification Team
Hollywood Night Art Gallery

Project Area:  Hollywood
Project:  Hollywood Night Art Gallery
Project Location:  Hollywood Boulevard between Las Palmas and Highland
Project Type:  CRA/LA Initiated


Forty photographic murals of celebrities painted onto roll-down doors on retail businesses fronting Hollywood Boulevard between Las Palmas and Highland. The murals feature celebrities whose stars on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" are located within these blocks. After the businesses close, the large celebrity faces appear to interact with the Hollywood environment.

Artist participants include Susan Krieg, Preston Craig, Rodd Swerdloff, Geoffry Tuttle, Jennifer Snoeynick, Jeanna Abbey Cobelli, Jasser Membreno, Kate Macomber-Jones, and Lindsey King.

Alfred Hitchcock Mural
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Created in 1992 by neighborhood volunteers, the Hollywood Beautification Team is a non-profit organization that provides services throughout Los Angeles County.  Its mission is to “enhance the quality of life in Los Angeles by teaching and empowering people to change their environments through community capacity building, physical improvements and job creation.”  hrough its Art Program, the Hollywood Beautification Team has worked with artists and students from the Los Angeles Unified School District to create murals that tell the stories of the communities in which they are created as well as working with volunteers and professionals to help maintain and conserve their murals..