Bootlegger's disco dancing

Bootlegger’s – Pico Blvd. – disco dancing – 1978

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Disco dancing at Bootlegger’s (11637 W. Pico Blvd.) in 1978. The location is now the Plan B Gentleman’s Club & Cigar Lounge.(Photographer: Dean Musgrove / LAPL 00087647) Share

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Century City

Century City – 1970s

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Japanese tourists visiting Century City sometime around the mid 1970s. Share

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Cessna crash

Cessna Crash – 2257 Pacific Coast Highway – 1978

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A Cessna crash lands in front of a bar located at 2257 Pacific Coast Highway, Lomita, CA, in December of 1978. Share

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Bootmobile Quality Shoes

Quality Shoes’ Bootmobile – 1970s

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Quality Shoes’ Bootmobile, circa early 1970s. The shoe store’s address is 11427 Santa Monica Blvd. Share

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Ambassador Hotel 1978

Ambassador Hotel – Wilshire Blvd – 1978

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There aren’t too many photos of the Ambassador Hotel from the 1970s. But the Los Angeles Public Library has a few. This one was taken in 1978 by Anne Laskey. By this time, the Ambassador was definitely rumored to be a haunted by more than one ghost. LAPL 00090134. Share

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Hollywood 1970s

Hollywood Blvd – 1970s

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Hollywood Blvd. and its surrounding streets in the 1970s. Above photo: The Cinne Arts Theatre, formerly at 5651 Hollywood Boulevard, in 1975. (Photographer: Myron Dubee/ LAPL 00050068).   Benny’s restaurant, Twilight Magazines and Movie Arcade, and Mel’s Salon of Beauty in Hollywood, circa 1977. According to old directories, Benny’s address was 1639 Wilcox in the 1960s. As […]

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Disneyland Cinderella Castle 1977

Disneyland – Sleeping Beauty Castle – 1977

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Crowds enjoying Disneyland in 1977.  Sleeping Beauty Castle is in the background. Share

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Evel Knievel gets 6 months for assault – 1977

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Newsflash from the Past: Evel Knievel gets 6 months for assault SANTA MONICA, CA. November 15, 1977 (AP) — Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel has been given one week to get his affairs in order before he begins serving six months in jail for beating his former press agent with a baseball bat. Superior Court Judge […]

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