Resource Guide

 

Millennium Hollywood has created this resource guide to provide local information about Hollywood organizations. If you would like to add your organization to this list, please feel free to contact us at info@millenniumhollywood.net. We appreciate your comments.

 

Navigate Hollywood

Website with great info on street closures, premieres, Hollywood transportation. http://www.navigatehollywood.com/

Hollywood Heritage

Hollywood Heritage operates The Hollywood Heritage Museum in the Lasky-DeMille Barn and provides tours and resources about Hollywood’s history.

http://www.hollywoodheritage.org/

Hollywood Arts Council

The Hollywood Arts Council serves the community through advocacy, coalition building, free public arts events and after school programs. Hollywood Arts Council believes that the arts revitalize people as well as communities. It is toward this vision that the Hollywood Arts Council serves Hollywood.

http://www.hollywoodartscouncil.org/

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Center

 

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year.

www.laglc.org

Hollywood Boys and Girls Club

Every day, The Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood strives to improve each child’s life by instilling self-esteem, courage, and positive values through all of our educational programs. Our youth come to The Club to receive tutoring, homework assistance, computer training sports, social recreation, education, mentoring, arts & crafts and so much more. Our members gain confidence by developing a sense of usefulness, competence and belonging.

http://bgchollywood.com/

LACER Afterschool Programs

The L.A.C.E.R. Afterschool Program’s Mission is to provide underserved middle and high school youth with an arts and literacy based after-school program which includes visual art, music, dance, film, academic support, enrichment activities and a variety of sports in a safe and caring environment.

http://www.lacerstars.org/

Los Angeles Unified School District

The teachers, administrators and staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) believe in the equal worth and dignity of all students and are committed to educate all students to their maximum potential.

Dr. John E. Deasy serves as Superintendent.

lausd.net

Hollywood Business Improvement District

What it does: The Hollywood Entertainment District is a 10-year, property-based business improvement district that spans Hollywood Boulevard, from La Brea Avenue on the West to the Hollywood (101) Freeway on the east. The HED receives receives $3.4 million annually from approximately 225 property owners to fund services that directly benefit properties within its boundaries. The HED provides private security and maintenance services to keep the District clean and safe, and markets the area to promote investment. The HED is one of the oldest property-based BIDs in the state of California and has served as a fundamental component of Hollywood’s ongoing revitalization.

http://www.hollywoodbid.org

Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District

The Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District is a five-year, property-based BID that spans 15 blocks along the world-renowned Sunset Boulevard, from roughly Schrader Boulevard on the west to the 101 Freeway on the east. Reestablished in 2006, the SVBID is composed of approximately 123 property owners and 252 property parcels. Sunset Boulevard, the focal point of the SVBID, has been a central component of the entertainment industry for nearly a century. It has inspired numerous songs, television shows and movies; and at one time or another has played host to nearly every radio station in Los Angeles.
http://www.sunsetandvinebid.org/

Hollywood Media District Business Improvement District

In January of 2000, after two years of community organizing, The Hollywood Media District (HMD) formed a property-based Business Improvement District comprised of 220 commercial property owners. The BID renewed in 2005 for another 10 years! In addition to renewing, the BID expanded to the West, to the border of West Hollywood (approximately LaBrea Avenue.) Many parcels were picked up on the east boundary of the BID as well, bringing the total to over 300 commercial property owners. Many of the businesses in the BID have existed here for over 50 years, and many buildings are historically significant. http://www.mediadistrict.org/

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce:

The Mission of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is to promote and enhance the business, cultural and civic well-being of Hollywood. Many significant accomplishments can be credited to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce since its inception. For example, the Hollywood Sign and the Walk of Fame exist today due to the efforts of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

http://www.hollywoodchamber.net

LA Metro

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority provides information on public transit options, routes, schedules, and fares in Hollywood and beyond.

http://www.metro.net/

Zipcar

Zipcar’s Hollywood office and cars provide for easy car-sharing for local residents.

http://www.zipcar.com

Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Founded in 1998, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC) works to build a better, more bike-able Los Angeles County. LACBC is the only nonprofit, membership-based organization working exclusively for the millions of bicyclists in Los Angeles County. Through advocacy, education and outreach, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition brings together the diverse bicycling community in a united mission to make the entire L.A. region a safe and enjoyable place to ride.

http://la-bike.org/

Hollywood Central Park

Friends of the Hollywood Central Park was formed to raise funds to create a new park in Hollywood, one of the most dense and green space starved neighborhoods in Los Angeles, by covering a portion of the Hollywood Freeway (US 101) with a 44 acre street level community park. The Hollywood Central Park is a landmark infrastructure project that will create more than 40,000 direct and indirect jobs over 10 years, provide economic stimulus and long term economic security, provide healthy communities and provide children with open green space in which to grow and thrive.

http://hollywoodcentralpark.org

Hollywood Walk of Fame

This site includes the most comprehensive and accurate information on the Walk and its honorees. Enjoy exploring and learning more about the world’s most famous sidewalk and the celebrities it honors! Breaking news about upcoming ceremonies is released first on this site. http://www.walkoffame.com/

Los Angeles City Council Member Eric Garcetti

District Office: 5500 Hollywood Blvd., 4th Floor

Hollywood, CA 90028

Phone: 323-957-4500

http://cd13.com/contact-us

Los Angeles City Council Member Tom LaBonge

District Office: 6501 Fountain Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Phone: (323) 957-6415

Fax: (323) 957-6477

http://www.tomlabonge.com/contact/

The Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign: It’s more than just nine white letters spelling out a city’s name; it’s one of the world’s most evocative symbols – a universal metaphor for ambition, success, glamour…for this dazzling place, industry and dream we call H-O-L-L-Y-W-O-O-D. In this site, you’ll get closer to Hollywood’s “biggest star” than you ever dreamed possible – from a photo journey through Hollywood history and tips on where to see the Sign, to live Sign Webcams and the latest Sign news. You’ll also learn about the people who work to keep the Sign preserved and protected, and how you can get involved.

http://www.hollywoodsign.org/

Hollywood-Area Neighborhood Councils

Neighborhood Councils are a self-governed, self-directed and independent organizations empowered by the Los Angeles City Charter. This charter offers neighborhood councils a role in the City’s decision-making process. Citizens are given the opportunity and obligation to stay involved with developments in their neighborhoods. Neighborhood Council participants are empowered to advocate directly for real change in their communities. These Councils consist of residents, business owners, and property owners.
Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council: http://www.chnc.org/
Hollywood Hills West Neighborhood Council: http://www.hhwnc.com/
Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council: http://hsdnc.org/
Hollywood United Neighborhood Council http://www.hollywoodunitednc.org/