Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby

Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby (HMBGN)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90028 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 6.045', W 118° 19.599'

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1628 Vine Street

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The most famous Hollywood restaurant of its day, the Brown Derby opened Valentine's Day, 1929. Owner Robert Cobb was also the inventor of the Cobb Salad. He originated furnishing telephones at tables during mealtime. celebrities popularity was gauged by the number of phone pages they received. Clark Gable proposed to Carole Lombard here in booth 54. Caricatures of movie stars decorated the walls. Damaged by fire and later by earthquake, it was demolished in 1994.
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Placed ByHollywood Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:18am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 377627 N 3774121
Decimal Degrees34.10075000, -118.32665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.045', W 118° 19.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 2.70" N, 118° 19' 35.94" W
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Area Code(s)323, 626, 213, 310, 818,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1618-1656 Vine St, Los Angeles CA 90028, US
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