Most Famous City Welcome Signs

1. Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles, California –  This world famous landmark is situated on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills. The sign overlooks the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. The letters spelling the word Hollywood are 45 ft tall (14 m) and the total sign is 350 ft (110 m) long, making it visible from a huge distance. The sign was originally created in 1923 as an advertisement for a local real estate development. Watching the sign from up close (or far away) is among the best attractions in LA

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Hollywood Sign

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Hollywood Sign

2. Las Vegas Sign, Las Vegas, Nevada – The flashing lights of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign are well known. This landmark was created in 1959 and is considered by some to be the official southern end of the Las Vegas Strip. The sign, like most of the Las Vegas Strip is located in the town of Paradise which is around 4 miles (6.4 km) south of the actual city limits of Las Vegas

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Las Vegas Sign

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Las Vegas Sign

 

3. Reno Arch, Reno, Nevada – The Reno Arch is an iconic landmark of the city of Reno, which spans over Virginia Street. The arch visible today was installed in 1987 and is the third arch installed at this location. The original arch was built in 1926 to commemorate the completion of the Lincoln and Victory Highways. The arch, throughout most of its existence, features the motto of the city – The Biggest Little City in the World

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Reno Arch, Reno, Nevada

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Reno Arch, Reno, Nevada

4. Scranton sign, Scranton, Pennsylvania – The historic sign of Scranton “The Electric City”. The sign was fully restored in 2008

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Scranton Electric City sign

Most Famous City Welcome Signs: Scranton Electric City sign

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