Los Angeles Edition
  1. Garden of Allah- Mansion turned hotel for Hollywood elite. It was located at the corner of Crescent Heights and Sunset. Purportedly the inspiration for "paved paradise put up a parking lot."
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  2. Pickfair- home of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford. Pia Zadora tore it down.
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  3. The Source- Health food restaurant and home base for the Source Family cult. Restaurant makes an appearance in Annie Hall. Watch the documentary about the Source Family. Now Cabo Cantina.
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  4. The Brown Derby. Restaurant/club shaped like a hat! It still stands on Wilshire Blvd but they built a shopping mall around it.
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  5. Ambassador Hotel- Famed hotel. Home of the Cocoanut Grove and Paul Williams-designed coffee shop. Location of RFK's assassination. Torn down and replaced with a high school.
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  6. Ponyland
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    Rickety amusement park and petting zoo populated with overfrd and cranky geese on the site of the beverly center
    Suggested by @richardrushfield
  7. Chasens
    Started by a vaudeville clown. Signature dish at the miost glamorous restaurant on earth- hobo steak. Steak wrapped in bacon cooked at your table in one stick of butter
    Suggested by @richardrushfield
  8. Beverly Hills Speedway. According to Wikipedia the site was bounded by Wilshire Boulevard, South Beverly Drive, Olympic Boulevard and Lasky Drive
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  9. Gilmore Stadium
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    Former home of the Los Angeles Bulldogs (LA's first football team) and midget car races. The site is now home to CBS Television City.
  10. Hollywood Star Lanes
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    The bowling alley in "The Big Lebwoski." Torn down by the LAUSD. Now the site of a Junior High. Between the loss of the Ambassador Hotel and this place, I have realized the Los Angeles School District may be the real villain of this list. Suggested by @gilbaron