Posts Tagged ‘Sunset Gower’
Our Private Tour Group Appreciates the Music History of the Hollywood Palladium
From movie studio (Paramount, once) to famous music and dance venue, the Hollywood Palladium on Sunset Boulevard continues to host musical entertainment for large crowds. The Streamline-Moderne auditorium and nightclub was constructed in 1940 on the location once occupied by Famous Players which would later become Paramount Pictures. The intimate interior can hold up to 4,000 people, a good-sized concert venue located right in the heart of Hollywood. Sunset-Gower Studios and Gower Gulch are across the street, Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles around the corner and the Cinerama Dome just down Sunset Boulevard. For live music concerts with crowds somewhere between the size of rock ‘n roll clubs on the Sunset Strip and the really big concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Staples Center, the Palladium is a Hollywood gem worth visiting.
No one would dispute that the City of Angels is also the City of Automobiles. Los Angeles is famous, or infamous, for its traffic. One solution to being stuck on the roadway is to be driving a cool little roadster. We have no idea what kind of car this is but it flashed by our luxury conversion vehicle (itself an eyecatcher) while we were on a private, custom luxury tour of Beverly Hills and Hollywood. Someday I expect our camera, always on our lap as we drive, will be internet connected and have visual recognition software incorporated into its operating system so that we will know instantly what kind of car we are photographing.
This little red roadster zoomed by as we were driving with the same private tour group down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood and right in front of the Sunset Gower Studios (once Columbia Pictures).