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They tore down the old Ambassador Hotel, down on Wilshire Boulevard, where Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, long ago. Donald Trump wanted to build another giant Trump Tower there, but the city told him to stuff it and built a sleek new high school instead. There were already more than enough giant glass skyscrapers there – but that stretch of Wilshire Boulevard had been the hottest part of town in the late twenties, and a lot of 1927 is still there. It's just hidden in the...
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