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Hollywood sign ready for makeover with 300 gallons of paint

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Workers use window-cleaner style platforms as they strip down the 50-foot (15-meter) tall letters, power washing the corrugated iron while restoring the Hollywood sign on Friday.

NBC Los Angeles reports: Workers will use about 380 gallons of paint and primer to provide the Hollywood sign with a makeover before the famous landmark's 90th birthday next year.
The iconic sign will be stripped down to sheet metal, primed and given a new coat of white paint. This will be the sign’s most extensive makeover in nearly 35 years. Read the full story.

Joe Klamar / AFP - Getty Images

Joe Klamar / AFP - Getty Images