Oscar's New Hollywood Home

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For TV's most complex, live awards show, the Academy wanted an intimate showcase in the neighborhood where the movies began. But even before its Sunday debut, the Kodak Theatre is being criticized for both its size and location. Despite a budget that addresses everything from acoustics to zealous fans, retailers, restaurateurs and residents are seeing red, and it's not the 100-yard carpet that will be welcome Hollywood celebrities. We get a preview of the mall that's going to the movies, and what may -- or may not, become Oscar's permanent home, with the reporters who cover Hollywood society for the trade magazine Variety, and retail and tourism for the Los Angeles Business Journal.
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Kodak Theatre

The Academy Awards

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Hollywood & Highland

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

Hollywood Street Closures

Los Angeles Business Journal


Los Angeles Unified School District



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton