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Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy 2013!

Well, as of the posting, we still have just under 40 minutes to go here in Chicago, but still...

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Hollywood Blvd.

Photos taken:  December 7,  2012

The Walt Disney Co., Burbank

Disney Headquarters & Studio on Buena Vista Street, Alameda Ave. & Riverside Dr.

 Photos taken: December 7, 2012
I obtained the security guards' permission to take this photo, as it required stepping on to the lot near the guard shack.

Roy E. Disney Animation Building

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Ave., created with seed money donated by Walt Disney's (now late) widow, Lilian Disney.

 Photos taken: December 7, 2012

Jim Henson Studios

On La Brea in Los Angeles, not too many blocks south of Hollywood Blvd. Kermit is dressed as Charlie Chaplin because this studio complex was built by Charlie Chaplin in 1917. The Jim Henson Company acquired the lot after several other owners in 1999 according to its website. Kermit, of course, is no longer owned by Henson, having been sold to Disney along with the rest of the Muppets.

Photos: December 7, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012