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Old Posted Dec 14, 2010, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by GaylordWilshire View Post
No shortage of neo-noir bedbug-and-clap traps remaining along Ventura in Studio City--here are a couple still standing. I thought at first that the Charles might be the Valley Springs, but now don't think so. And there's an even older tourist court next door. Can't make out the name on the sign, though.

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I found it! The tourist court on the right (in the above photo) is the El Royale Motel.


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Below: I LOVE this decrepit sign. I wonder if it still lights up?


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It's AMAZING that this place still exist. It looks more like a movie set than a real place.
I would stay here for sure.

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