The historic Pickford Building, built in 1927, is set to be destroyed.  Once a film studio lot, everyone from Charlie Chaplin to Marilyn Monroe shot movies there.  Now owned by a real estate investment firm, the lot is to be turned into a 6-story “fancy” building.  Read more below: 

http://laist.com/2012/03/26/historic_west_hollywood_movie_lot_studio_lot_to_be_demolished.php

It’s always sad to read about a piece of history being destroyed.

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