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Saturday, May 3, 2008 An LA Miscellany

La Cienega Boulevard at Saturn Street

Stickers, La Cienega Boulevard at Saturn Street - mad dog and "Choose the Fast Life"

San Vicente Boulevard by the hospitals

Stuffed Saint Bernard toy on dumpster lid

This jester is all over Los Angeles these days

Jester Billboard, La Cienega Boulevard at Saturn Street

Things are far more serious up at the Pantages on Hollywood Boulevard but it opened on June 4th, 1930, and, in 1949, Howard Hughes acquired the place and moved his personal offices to the building's second floor. It's a serious place

Figure on east wall of the Pantages Theater on Hollywood Boulevard, Art Deco, architect B. Marcus Priteca, 1930

The figure on the wall is looking at this

Ripped billboard behind the Pantages Theater, Hollywood

On Hollywood Boulevard, life these days

Stickers on pole, Hollywood Boulevard - "indecline"

Just a note "Outrageous Contemporary" down on La Cienega Boulevard is now closed.  The outrageous is now dead.

"Outrageous Contemporary" down on La Cienega Boulevard is now closed.

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Technical Note:

Photographs after March 3, 2008, were taken with a Nikon D200 or a Nikon D70 when noted. All previous photographs were taken with the D70. The lenses used are (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto, or (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. Photography here is modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  The earliest photography in the archives was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

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