Alexandria Hotel 1915

Alexandria Hotel

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The Alexandria Hotel at 501 South Spring Street became Los Angeles’s first five-star luxury when it opened on February 12, 1906.  It also served as the city’s main social center from 1906 to the end of 1920. The hotel appears in Haunted by History Vol. 1.   I’ve included a few photos of the hotel through the years. Check back often because this […]

Eve Southern Ghost Story

Eve Southern Ghost Story – 1929

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Eve Southern (1898-1972) was a minor silent film star, who was occasionally referred to as “Hollywood’s Mystic” because of her obsession with the occult. Here is newspaper columnist Alice L. Tildesley’s retelling of an Eve Southern ghost story from 1929: Eve Southern, known to Hollywood as an eerie young creature, tells of a spine-chilling manifestation. It […]

Warner-Pacific Theatre

Haunted: Warner-Pacific Theatre – Hollywood Blvd

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Haunted: The Warner-Pacific Theatre building – 6433 Hollywood Blvd. On May 30, 1925, the Los Angeles Times announced that Warner Bros. Studios purchased a plot of land at the corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Wilcox Ave. to build its first California movie palace. The projected cost of the new theater building was $1,250,000, and would boast a four story […]