This post about the Dolby Theatre was originally intended to be just about the venue. However, due to its intimate connection with the Academy Awards it has come under such controversy we felt the need to mention the trouble with the Oscars this year.
Sid Grauman was a busy man back in the 1920s. No sooner than he finished building the Million Dollar Theatre in the downtown Broadway Theatre District and he got to work on the Egyptian Theatre on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
One of the places the kids are going to demand you take them when you are visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Disney Studio Store.
When on Hollywood Boulevard near Highland, it would be hard to miss the impressive El Capitan Theatre. Built in in 1926 the movie palace was been declared a Cultural Heritage Monument by the City of Los Angeles in 1990.