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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: H.N. Zahn Building Pushes L.A.’s Zoning Laws

Ida Lupino promotes Easter in 1934, with the Zahn building in the background. What was intended strictly as a publicity photo promoting young actress Ida Lupino celebrating the Easter season on a large rabbit outside Desmond’s Department Store leads to … Continue reading

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The Wilshire Bowl, 5665 Wilshire Blvd.

A matchbook from the Wilshire Bowl for sale on EBay, listed as Buy It Now for $7.19. Mary Mallory was curious about the Wilshire Bowl, where the Silver Screen Revue was staged in 1941. The bowl, at 5665 Wilshire Blvd., … Continue reading

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Restoration at Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Photo: Wilshire Boulevard Temple, interior. Credit: Jim Winstead On the 140th anniversary of the Chicago fire, it’s a time to celebrate the city’s libraries. Rick Kogan explains in the Tribune’s Sidewalks blog. Jay Jones, writing for the Los Angeles Times, … Continue reading

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June 14, 1908

Wilshire and Westmoreland via Google street view Lake and Hoover via Google street view ow if only research led in a straight line — but thankfully, it doesn't. Research corkscrews and jets off at unexpected angles. Today's project was supposed … Continue reading

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