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Santa Monica Steps I think this is the famous steps from Laurel and

Santa Monica Steps I think this is the famous steps from Laurel and

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Santa Monica Steps. I think this is the famous steps from Laurel and Hardy.

I was back in Los Angeles this time last year and in the area (here's a link to Part I from last week). I had heard about these stairs, but had never ...

The Music Box steps in 2009, from the Laurel & Hardy short. Vendome Street, Los Angeles

Santa Monica Stairs (1)

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A grocery run could be tricky, let alone moving your furniture in and out. Perhaps someone more famililar with this neighborhood could leave a comment.

The Micheltorena Stairs in Los Angeles. Watch this cool video of 3 of LA's "secret" stairs including the famous Laurel & Hardy Music Box Steps.

The Music Box Steps is a set of outdoor stairs in the Silverlake district of Los Angeles. The stairs were made famous by the Laurel and Hardy 1932 short ...

Another set of stairs - this one much shorter.

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook (1)

Laurel and Hardy Stairs (Silverlake), b/w inset then; color now. Hollywood Classic: "The Music Box"

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. First set of

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Santa Monica Stairs (2)

"This is a vigorous walk built around the only officially designated stairs in Silver Lake, the famous location where Laurel and Hardy made their 1932 ...

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Landmark!

Turned around and headed back down. The steps ...

Echo Park Stairs (1)

Charles near the top of the Music Box steps

Silverlake Stairs (1)

Music Box Steps

Hollywoodland Historic Stairs (2)

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States

The Music Box steps where the Laurel and Hardy film was shot

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Hollywoodland Historic Stairs (1)

Santa Monica's Edgemar Center for the Arts has it all - theater, dance, art, dining, shopping, etc. And, did you know it was design by Frank Gehry?!

1898)#^ - View looking north showing railroad tracks running underneath the '99 Steps' built from the California Incline to the beach in Santa Monica.

Runyon Canyon Park (2)

Oceana Santa Monica

10 Secret (and Not-So Secret) L.A. Staircases That Are Totally Worth the Climb

Rustic Canyon: Murphy's Ranch ...

10, 000 Steps a Day in L.A.: 52 Walking Adventures: Paul Haddad: 9781595800848: Amazon.com: Books

This post is part of my “Bucket List” series of Hidden Gems in L.A. Follow along as I explore and share some of my favorite sources of inspiration around ...

Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles: Charles Fleming: 9781595800824: Amazon.com: Books

Bucket List - Los Angeles Hidden Gems LA Stairs

Scenery Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Micheltorena Stairs ...

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Beautiful sky with

Across the street (and to my left) is a small neighborhood park appropirately named "Laurel and Hardy Park." Nice.

Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles: Charles Fleming: 9781595800824: Amazon.com: Books

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States

High Tower Walk in Hollywood Heights

Laurel Hardware - 670 Photos & 1324 Reviews - American (New) - 7984 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA - Restaurant Reviews - Phone Number - Menu - Yelp

1875)* - View of Santa Monica and bay showing the road and wharf of the Los Angeles & Independence Railroad, about 1875. The wharf was completed in 1875 and ...

Stan Laurel

Gallery image of this property ...

10, 000 Steps a Day in L.A.: 52 Walking Adventures: Paul Haddad: 9781595800848: Amazon.com: Books

Bucket List - Los Angeles Hidden Gems LA Stairs

... the beach in Santa Monica with beachgoers and buildings visible, including Michael Duffy's bathhouse visible in the background at the foot of the stairs ...

Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles

... the Arcadia Hotel and the Arcadia Bath House. The Southern Pacific Railroad tunnel is seen at center. At right are the '55 steps' that enabled visitors ...

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Random graffiti on

(1920s)#^^ - Postcard view showing the '99 steps' leading down from the Palisades bluff, over the coast road to the beach in Santa Monica, with a building ...

Shady Nook in Laurel Canyon

Photo of Laurel Hardware - West Hollywood, CA, United States

Stan Laurel rehearsing his famous soft shoe dance for Flying Deuces 1939

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States. How the stairs

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Back along Sunset Blvd, another Spanish language church. In much of Los Angeles, established English language churches are surrounded by more recent Spanish ...

Photo of Micheltorena Stairs - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Tallulah Gorge...1099 steps to the bottom!

Across the street (and to my left) is a small neighborhood park appropirately named "Laurel and Hardy Park." Nice.

Loretto Chapel staircase.

Sign posted outside an auction house in the 1935 Laurel & Hardy short entitled THICKER THAN WATER: "Step inside! We are actually giving things away today!"

Artistic Center for Dentistry

Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Block-Heads (1938)

1887)* - View of Santa Monica beach looking south from Santa Monica Canyon rim. The newly constructed Arcadia Hotel can be seen in the background along with ...

1895)** - View of the Santa Monica seaside bluffs (Palisades Park). The Arcadia Hotel and Los Angeles and Independence Wharf - forerunner to today's Santa ...

These stairs are not for the faint of heart. They drop 250 feet of elevation in only a hundred yards or so, and they seem to just drop off in front of ...

Way Out West (1937)

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(1890)* - People walking on the Santa Monica Beach boardwalk. A horse-drawn carriage (center of photo) appears to be heading south along the sand, ...

Another Fine Mess: Silent Laurel and Hardy Shorts

Laurel Canyon scenery

Invasion of the Body Snatchers steps. And ...

Another view across Sunset Blvd of "Cru" - the original reason I drove over to Silverlake.

People are walking and sitting in front of the Arcadia Bath House with the Arcadia Hotel sitting in the background.

Santa Monica Canyon Residence by Schuyler Samperton Interior Design - Lookbook - Dering Hall

I actually think they were from out of the area, just visiting. Don't worry - I kept my mouth shut.

This whole area is remniscent of Abott Kinney Blvd in Venice or Main Street in Santa Monica (both of which I've blogged about on this site).

Day Hiking Los Angeles: City Parks / Santa Monica Mountains / San Gabriel Mountains

The Stairs: ...

Santa Monica Beach by Mark Cutler Design - Lookbook - Dering Hall. Entryway Stairs ...

The "Music Box Steps" in the Silverlake section of Los Angeles where Stan Laurel

Murphys Ranch 20

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La Cienega Blvd / Santa Monica Blvd

Plaque at Laurel's birthplace in Ulverston

The "Music Box Steps" are pictured alongside houses in the Silverlake section of Los

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook Stairs – People still head to Santa Monica to walk up and down the famous stairs for a cardio workout, but if you want to ...

1890)^y^- View looking south from the rim of Pacific Palisades, overlooking the original "99 Steps," which provided access to the northern portion of Santa ...

Stairs on Moro Rock Trail

Laurel and Hardy

Laurel and Hardy