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Hippodrome mystery

A trip to the archives clears up the mystery about what became of the Hippodrome. As I suspected, the back of the theater was demolished, but the facade was saved.   Photograph by the Los Angeles TimesNotice that the Main … Continue reading

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Main Street Gym

I dug out the old photos of the Main Street Gym and fired up the scanner at the Daily Mirror HQ. Photograph by Marilynn K. Yee / Los Angeles Times Then I took a closer look at this picture from … Continue reading

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  Los Angeles Times file photo Here’s a photo of South Main at 4th Street looking north. The theater on the right is the Hippodrome and the title "Shifting Sands" on the marquee allows us to date the image to … Continue reading

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