Once known as the town of Toluca, North Hollywood is where performing
artists work. Now called NoHo, the area centered around Lankershim and
Magnolia is home to a large theater district, dozens of rehearsal and
recording studios and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the
organization that presents the Emmys. There are also a handful of art
galleries on Lankershim. The antihesis of LA's current SUV culture is
celebrated at the Metropolitan Pit Stop Museum, 5330 Laurel Canyon
at Weddington Street, where several mint condition Nash Metropolitans
are on display. Also in North Hollywood is theValhalla Memorial Park
Cemetery at Victory and Cahuenga boulevards where you'll find the
of Curly Joe DeRita, of the Three Stooges; Oliver Hardy, of Laurel and
Hardy; and Eddy Polo, an actor, stuntman and the first person to
parachute off the Eiffel Tower. The cemetery also features the Portal
the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation, a 75-foot marble and mosaic
structure where several pioneers in aviation are buried.
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