For the reopening of the famed Los Angeles venue the Forum, marketing and promotion company Pop2Life is taking things to a whole new level — the roof to be exact. The Forum will reopen with a six-concert residency from the Eagles and to celebrate, they’ve created a recreation of the 1977 platinum album “Hotel California” spinning on top of the venue’s roof. The record is made of real vinyl and can be seen from planes above. — you can check (it) out any time you like.
So, just how big is it?
The record covers a staggering 5.7 acres and is 407 feet in diameter. Though it can’t play any music, the vinyl spins at 17 miles per hour or roughly 70 r.p.m and it took 75 workers over to construct it one the holidays.The Eagles play the Forum starting on Jan.15 ,following a $100 million renovation of the venue, which seats 18,000. After the Eagles, the Forum will welcome Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons, and Paul Simon and Sting together among other artists.
Watch a video below about the construction of the piece and see the final spinning product: