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Farewell Favorites: LA Edition

Mister 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. Pizza Man.

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?

The Palladium will rock again.

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