Academy Awards ceremony.
As the consensus cultural center for movie production studios and movie stars, it's no suprise that the world's biggest movie awards ceremony started in Hollywood.
Hollywood Oscar Venues
- 1929: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (The first Academy Awards)
- 1930–1943: The Ambassador Hotel
- 1949: The Academy Award Theater (at what was the Academy's headquarters on Melrose Avenue)
- 1950–1960: Pantages Theatre
- 2002–Present: Kodak Theatre