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Cool in Concrete – Old Hollywood’s Concrete Bungalows

A century ago there was a great deal of excitement over the possibilities of using concrete to build houses – not just for foundations but for the whole house itself. After all, what was there not to like about concrete? … Continue reading

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Jack Dempsey on Western Avenue

When Jack Dempsey captivated the world by taking the heavyweight title in 1919, it was natural that Hollywood would come calling. Although his film career was fairly brief, the Dempsey films were nonetheless popular fare capitalizing on the Manassa Mauler’s renown. … Continue reading

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