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Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Cemetery in Los Angeles, California, US / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Hollywood Forever Cemetery is a full-service cemetery, funeral home, crematory, and cultural events center which regularly hosts community events such as live music and summer movie screenings. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California and is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood. It was founded in 1899 as Hollywood Cemetery, and, from 1939, was known as Hollywood Memorial Park until 1998 when it was given its current name. The studios of Paramount Pictures are located at the south end of the same block, on 40 acres (16 ha) that were once part of the cemetery which held no interments.

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Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Entrance of Hollywood Forever
Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
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Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located in California
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located in the United States
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Location6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, California
Coordinates34°5′19″N 118°19′8″W
Area62 acres (25 ha)
Architectural styleExotic Revival, Classical Revival, et al.
NRHP reference No.99000550[1]
Added to NRHPMay 14, 1999
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Hollywood Forever, Inc.
TypePrivate Corporation
PredecessorHollywood Memorial Park
FoundedApril 3, 1998; 25 years ago (1998-04-03)
6000 Santa Monica Boulevard
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Key people
  • Tyler Cassity CEO Co-Owner
  • Yogu Kanthiah CFO Co-Owner

Individuals interred in the cemetery include many prominent people from the entertainment industry, as well as people who played vital roles in shaping Los Angeles.

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