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So Long Statler – A Cheerless End for L.A.’s Atomic Age Hotel

Like the condemned prisoner it is, the old Statler Center/Statler Hilton/Omni/Wilshire Grand Hotel at the corner of Wilshire and Figueroa @ 930 Wilshire Boulevard, at this hour stoically sits awaiting its fate. Unlike any human counterparts, however, there’s no chance … Continue reading

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Lost Hollywood – A Swimmingly Grand Estate in Brentwood Heights

Today, a backyard swimming pool is such a common amenity it can be found even in the humblest of tract houses, but for centuries past a private pool was an object of the highest luxury reserved for only the very … Continue reading

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