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Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Dark Avalon

Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl

Low dark clouds on a cold day in Hollywood a good day to stand at the Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine. It opened in 1927 as the Hollywood Playhouse, and it was the El Capitan in the forties, then the NBC Radio Theater, then the Hollywood Palace. It hosted the first years of "The Lawrence Welk Show" but now it's "the" hot techno-thump club. But it's still Spanish Colonial Revival meets Anthropomorphic Nightmare - by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl.

Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl
Avalon Hollywood, 1735 North Vine - 1927, by the architectural firm of Gogarty and Weyl

And this, just down the street

Bird fresco, Hollywood Boulevard

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Technical Note:

These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto. The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.

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