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Franklin Avenue (Los Angeles)

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Franklin Avenue (Los Angeles)

View along Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, California.

Franklin Avenue is a street in Los Angeles. It is the northernmost street in Hollywood, north of Hollywood Boulevard and south of the Hollywood Hills, and later Los Feliz Boulevard.

Franklin Avenue begins as a residential street off Sierra Bonita Avenue. After intersecting with Highland Avenue, Franklin turns into a major east/west thoroughfare for Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills. In Hollywood, Franklin is the southern border of Whitley Heights.[1] It ends in Los Feliz.


Shakespeare bridge on Franklin Avenue in the Franklin Hills

The first house in the Hollywood area, built by Tomás Urquidez in 1854, was at the intersection of what would become Franklin Avenue and Outpost Drive.[2]

  1. ^ Robert White; Phyllis White (March 2002). Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive!. Hunter Publishing, Inc. p. 112.  
  2. ^ Gregory Paul Williams (30 September 2006). The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History. p. 7.  
  3. ^ Ruth Wallach; Linda McCann; Dace Taube; Claude Zachary, Curtis C. Roseman (22 October 2008). Historic Hotels of Los Angeles and Hollywood. Arcadia Publishing. p. 118.  
  4. ^ Jeff Dickey (1 October 2003). Rough Guide to Los Angeles. Rough Guides. p. 91.  


. North Bronson Avenue is located on Franklin near its intersection with Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre The [4]

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