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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Knickerbocker Hotel – a Survivor

The Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel in an undated photo from the Security Pacific Collection, housed at the Los Angeles Public Library. A little run-down today, the Knickerbocker Hotel at 1714 Ivar has survived scandal and notoriety to endure as one of … Continue reading

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Black L.A. 1947: The Sentinel’s Hotel Listings

The Golden West Manor Motel, 3700 S. Western, via Google Street View. June 12, 1947: The Western Motel, at 37th Street and South Western Avenue, advertised in the Sentinel that it was “clean, comfortable, modern” with “special accommodations for theatrical … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Hotel Alexandria

A pitcher from the Hotel Alexandria at Spring and 5th streets has been listed on EBay. In the early 20th century, the Alexandria was one of Los Angeles’ most distinguished hotels. It has withstood several cycles of poverty and restoration, … Continue reading

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Spring Street revisited

Above, the Nadeau Hotel (sometimes called the Hotel Nadeau) at Spring and 1st streets (now the site of The Times Building), in an undated drawing. An early ad for a business in the Nadeau, 1889. Photograph by the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Spring Street revisited

  C.C. Pierce & Co. Photographers, Los Angeles, Cal. U.S.A. This picture was taken from Spring and 2nd streets about 1895, and shows the reverse angle of Spring and 1st, which we looked at yesterday.   One of the most … Continue reading

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May 28, 1958

Above and at left. two World War I planes are parked with a Super Sabre to publicize a flight to Pittsburgh for an air show. Times aviation writer Marvin Miles noted that the planes had machine guns, Vickers on the … Continue reading

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