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Property Name Hollywood Palladium
Reference Number 16000662
State CA
County Los Angeles
Town Los Angeles
Street Address 6215 Sunset Blvd.
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/26/2016
Areas of Significance Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Link to full file https://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/16000662.pdf
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The Hollywood Palladium is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places at the local level of significance under Criterion A. It is significant for its association with the growth and development of Hollywood as a center for recreation and entertainment venues, particularly during the heyday of the Big Band era of the 1940s, and as a rare remaining example of an entertainment venue from that era. The period of significance under Criterion A is 1940-1960, spanning the period that initial construction was completed, through the end of the Big Band era and the completion of a major renovation in 1961 in preparation for hosting the Lawrence Welk show. The Hollywood Palladium is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places at the local level of significance under Criterion C as an excellent example of Streamline Modeme commercial architecture in Southern California, and as a prominent example of the work of master architect Gordon B. Kaufmam. The period of significance under Criterion Cis 1940, reflecting the date the Palladium was completed.

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