The iconic HOLLYWOOD sign gets a facelift after more than thirty decades since its last refurbishment. The 43-ft tall signage high above the capital of the movie industry spent two months and a week of rehabilitation in preparation for its 90th anniversary.
Each of the letter was stripped, treated for protection against corrosion and rust, and coated with white paint. The team used around 255 gallons in total to do the paint job.
The sign was put up by the publisher of the Los Angeles Times in 1923. It originally said Hollywoodland that referred to a land development below.
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