Mad Lab (35 images)
There will be no Halloween this year, but there is that neon skeleton on Sunset Boulevard near Vine. Yes, it's just a hip coffee shop, but it will do. This block is spooky. There's that strange striped wall to the right, and to the left, there's the 1924 Hollywood Athletic Club. Women were prohibited above the first floor. W. C. Fields was known to have wrapped his mistress, Carlotta Monti, in a rug and smuggled her upstairs. That was the real Mad Lab. But that's all shadows now. That's...