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Main Street Gym

I looked through hundreds of Joe Louis’ pictures today before I finally found two from the Main Street Gym. Of course, since these are from 1939, this is the old Main Street Gym.   Photograph by Maurice Terrell / Los … Continue reading

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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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Main Street Gym

Richard Hultman writes: You didn’t mention a certain landmark location on your Main Street blogs. Don’t know if the L.A. Conservancy tour mentioned it, but about a block further up Main Street at 318 1/2 S. Main was the Main … Continue reading

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