Goodbye Bon-Air

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Goodbye Bon-Air

Postby nichols » Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:58 pm

CURBED

Hollywood Eyesores Are Coming Down, Says CIM
Friday, August 14, 2009, by Dakota

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http://la.curbed.com/archives/2009/08/s ... ck.php?o=5

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Postby nichols » Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:59 pm

...and your little hot dog, too!
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Postby Futura Girl » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:38 pm

boo hoo.
I'm gonna keep on the run... I'm gonna have me some fun if it costs me my very last dime.
If I wind up broke up, well, I'll always remember that I had a swingin' time

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Postby nichols » Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:49 pm

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Thai Town Express
5501 Hollywood Blvd.
built in 1959 (sans hot dog)
possibly as "Toppy's Cafe"

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Postby Gnomus » Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:04 am

The article said this:

(For better or for worse, the CIM-owned Thai Hot Dog Stand is not on the list of structures to be torn down).

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Since 1958!

Postby Nathan » Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:47 pm

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Postby nichols » Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:57 am

That hot dog stand was pretty classy - all glass and steel - in this video tour with Charles Bukowski...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I8-sOtduYM

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Postby Nathan » Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:09 pm

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Plus he does a pretty cool little rap about the (just-demo'd) Bon-Air at about five minutes in.


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