The Hollywood Sign is getting ready to celebrate its 90th anniversary next year, which means it's time to prep the iconic landmark for the milestone event.
A major refurbishing effort began Tuesday as crews prepared to repaint the landmark its signature white.
Los Angeles-based painting company, Duggan & Associates, are tasked with the job estimated to be completed in eight to to ten weeks.
In the past, the sign was repainted in 1995, 1999 and 2005, according to the Hollywood Sign Trust website.
This time around, the sign will be stripped, primed and the repainted—making it the most extensive refurbishing effort in nearly 35 years.
The project will require about 275 gallons of paint and 110 gallons of primer.
The Hollywood Sign Trust and Sherwin-Williams are funding the project.
For a closer look at the current state of the sign, check out the slideshow.