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Capitol Records Building, Los Angeles

Capitol Records Building - Los Angeles, California
Capitol Records Building
1750 North Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5247Map
+1 323 462 6252
Neighborhood: Hollywood

While the skyline of Hollywood is largely unspectacular, Capitol Records Building is one of the few exceptions. At the urging of label artists Nat King Cole and Johnny Mercer, this 13-story building was built in 1954 as the highly successful record label's headquarters, near the fabled Hollywood and Vine intersection. A mural at the building's southern face pays tribute to some of its jazz greats including Nat King Cole and Billie Holiday while a flashing light at the top of the building spells out "H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D" to passing aircraft. The building is still the headquarters of Capitol Records, and no tours are given at this time.

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