Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Holy Grail: One man’s search for the Garden of Allah Hotel scale model

Indiana Jones had his Lost Ark. Ponce de Leon had his Fountain of Youth. Sam Spade had his Maltese Falcon. And I, too, have been on the search for my own personal Holy Grail. At this point (October 2013) I’ve … Continue reading

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FROM HAYVENHURST TO THE GARDEN OF ALLAH: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of a Los Angeles icon

William Hay is a name not heard too often these days, but this year marks the 100th anniversary of the construction of what became one of the most iconic watering holes in Los Angeles history. Hay was a Los Angeles … Continue reading

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