Southland Architecture

Hollywood Bowl

2301 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90068
Basic Information
Designed by Myron Hunt
Type Entertainment Venue
Neighborhood: Cahuenga Pass
More Information
  • Because of the weather in southern California, only a tiny percentage of the performances have ever been canceled.
  • Largest paid audience: 26,410 for French opera star Lily Pons.
  • In 1928 composer and musician Percy Grainger married Ella Viola Strom at the bowl.
  • June, 2004: The Hollywood Bowl re-opens after a $24,000,00.00 renovation. For the fifth time since 1922, the bandshell is replaced. This time, an acoustical ceiling is added so the performers can hear themselves. It also supports lighting and other technical equipment.