Westchester, California: Academy Award Time Capsules

Outside a former movie theater is a small courtyard with time capsules from the 1950s and 1960s, each containing mementoes from that year's Oscar winners for Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress. No crack open dates, though.

Address:
9100 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Westchester, CA
Directions:
Just north of LAX Airport, on the southeast corner of Westchester Pkwy and S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Admission:
Free
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Academy Award Time Capsules

Outside the Paradise Building is a small courtyard with time capsules from the 1950s and 1960s, each containing mementoes from that year's Academy Award winners in the Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Actress categories. Some of the films included are The Sound of Music, The King and I, Gigi, and Bridge Over the River Kwai. The Paradise is now an office building, but it used to be a movie theater.

[Denise, 08/02/2012]

Time capsules typically display a future date when they will be dug up and opened. Is this more of a movie memento graveyard?


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