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Ground Breaking Set for Academy Building

Ground breaking is scheduled in North Hollywood today for the future headquarters of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Bob Hope is to host the ceremonies at 11 a.m.

A time capsule containing two Emmy Awards will be buried on the spot where a 25-foot replica of the Emmy statuette will later be built.

The new academy facilities will include offices, a 600-seat theater and an outdoor plaza with busts and memorabilia of the members of the Television Academy Hall of Fame.

The headquarters are part of a 22-acre Community Redevelopment Agency project on the northeast corner of Lankershim and Magnolia boulevards.

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