SF practices his own brand of cultural archeology in LA, on the hunt
for the going, the gone, and the hanging on.
Joni Mitchell sings of the former Garden of Allah rock hotel, once located
here at Sunset Blvd. and Crescent Heights Blvd. (Behind the WaMu!)
With a name like Tattoff, what other line could he pursue? Same with Mr.
La Brea Tar Pits: Yesterday is Tomorrow is Today.
Hedwig knew what he had when it was gone; the midnight movie endures.
The Lana Turner legend about the actress
being discovered at a counter at Schwab's drugstore would have taken place
here at the corner of Sunset Blvd. and Crescent Heights Blvd. if it were
to have happened.
The iconic Capitol Records Building. What were records?