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The Famous Sunset Strip – Past Present and Future

Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood is one of the most famous streets in the world: a combination of glamour, along with rock and roll history, high-end dining and numerous hotels attract thousands of visitors every year. Adorned with billboards and tall-walls, the Strip also has a long tradition of innovative and memorable signage. On this WalkShop, learn about West Hollywood’s preliminary ideas for shifting the focus of the Strip from the automobile to pedestrian-focused design, including streetscape strategies that will enable pedestrians to view and enjoy new billboard art, and accommodate uses between ‘old’ and ‘new’ Sunset Boulevard. Hop on the Sunset Trip Trolley, meet various community stakeholders, and experience the past, present, and future of the Strip.


Garen G. Srapyan, Associate Planner, Long Range Planning Division, City of West Hollywood


Bianca Siegl, Manager, Long Range Planning (Sunset Spectacular)
Sarah Lejeune, Planning Consultant (Sunset Spectacular + Sunset Specific Plan)
Ben Reiss, Manager, Sunset Business Improvement District
The Art of Chase, Artist (Pattern Park)
Jackie Rocio, Manager, Business Development
Francisco Gomez, Transportation Program Administer