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Old Posted Dec 9, 2010, 1:51 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Yesterday, I came across these three photos for sale on ebay.
The first one is especially great.




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I agree, that first one IS especially great. Not sure where the second one is (Cafe Colon? Really?) and the third is your standard-issue Castle.

So here's a couple of buildings one never sees well enough --



L, The Crown Hotel, 702 W. Third. R, the Havlin Hotel at 706. Above Launderette it says "Whiter Whites." Under Cafe Bob's there's a neon sign that says "TELEVISION". The household goods storage building at 710 apparently began as a laundry. The big beast in the background, jutting horizontally, is the Sawyer, discussed midway here http://onbunkerhill.org/AlltheMoreMann .

See the side of the Havlin here http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/assets...arch/CHS-42056 and then there's the Reagh shot east town 3rd across Flower, you can see the top part of the Crown and side of the Havlin --


http://helios.library.ca.gov/soca/reagh/1990-1367.jpg

(That's a Reagh pic; those three buildings in the foreground are in another contemporary Hylen pic shot from atop the tunnel) --


You really get a feeling of how the hill crested and flattened and became a sort of no-man's land, especially on this side and in this area.
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