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ChrisLAXEncounter
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Postby ChrisLAXEncounter » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:03 pm


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Ah well...

Postby KevinEP » Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:54 pm

Wood-framed storefronts would have been the icing on the cake.

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Postby nichols » Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:02 pm

Let's just enjoy another before and after here:

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Postby surffnutt3000 » Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:50 pm

Chris, do we know if the current look is a recreation of the building's original design? (It's a dramatic "before and after" indeed.)

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Postby nichols » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:33 am

Yes, I believe that is the case. The restoration was informed by original photographs supplied by Marc Wanamaker, former president of Hollywood Heritage.


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