The Hollywood Walk of Fame is the world's most famous sidewalk and an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. It's 1.3 miles of more than 2,600 stars placed in the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Celebrities are immortalized with five-pointed bronze star plaques, embedded in pink and charcoal terrazzo squares. They include the names of musicians, actors, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters and more.
- It's maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust.
- The original concept included caricatures.
- Stanley Kramer’s star was the first to come.
- It costs $40,000 to create, install and maintain a star.