Video: The Tiffany Theater Sign Is Saved, Letter By Letter
Bravo to the good folks at Vintage Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Relics, who rallied to save the historic Tiffany Theater sign before the wrecking ball turned it into so much scrap metal.
The careful removal, letter by letter, of the sign happened on Monday. You can watch the "A" being lovingly taken down. And yes, these guys definitely get an "A" for historic preservation.
The Tiffany Theater, along with most of the older buildings at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood, is coming down to make way for a new high-rise project, Sunset La Cienega, which will take two years to complete.
The Tiffany Theater, in its 47-year-life, was home to improv comedy, live theater, 3D film fests and, during much of the '70s and '80s, ground zero for The Rocky Horror Picture Show midnight madness.
The sign will be stored by San Fernando Valley Relics, who are working on acquiring a space for an eventual museum.