Close Up On: The Hollywood Sign

A rare look at the L.A. icon from inside its security gate

This month the Hollywood Sign takes yet another star turn as the subject of our How L.A. Works column. The Hollywood Preservation Trust granted writer Nancy Miller rare access to the sign for the story—on the condition that she doesn’t tell anyone how she got there (the exact route remains more or less a secret). Miller keeps her word but spills about the experience on our CityThink blog, while photographer Ryan Forbes, who suited up in hiking gear with Miller for the assignment, shares his photographs below  


Star Power” to find out how the Hollywood Sign works
Nancy Miller shares what it was like to go inside the L.A. icon’s security gate in Behind the Scenes of the Hollywood Sign”