Hollywood Reversed (41 images)

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George Raft made a fortune playing gangsters in those old black-and-white movies, and in the early thirties he took his money and built the iconic Hollywood Tower apartments on Franklin Avenue. He's gone. It's still there – and in 1942, Johnny Mercer and his friends founded Capitol Records and built a complex nearby, on Vine Street. In 1956 they built circular a skyscraper on top of that, shaped a stack of jukebox records. It's still there too - but Hollywood is changing. Both are being...
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