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Old Posted May 17, 2016, 2:56 AM
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Thanks Tracedogs LA! I certainly couldn't figure it out.




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Originally Posted by Martin Pal View Post

Until today, I didn’t know The Hollywood Canteen, located at the former Florentine Gardens at 5951 Hollywood Blvd. was used during the Korean conflict.[/i]


Hollywood Photographs
Very intriguing! I didn't know this either Martin.

a comparison

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And, as a reminder, in it's hey-day.(we've seen this image before on NLA)


http://jpg1.lapl.org/00007/00007090.jpg

That small 'za' at far right is a tiny portion of the Zanzibar sign.....................................................................................................



Here's the Zanzibar sign (this amateur snapshot is new to NLA) I can't remember if the Zanzibar was a separate club or part of F.G.


https://killerswithconscience.wordpr...orized/page/4/

I imagine the vertical Zanzibar sign revolved! -note the lady posing by the bush.
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Earlier posts on the Florentine Gardens.

When it was the Retail clerks Union/AFL-CIO, local 770.
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...postcount=9941

The Zanzibar (and Florentine Gardens) is mentioned in this earlier post (with photo)
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...postcount=9959

Birthday party at the Florentine Gardens / A look inside.
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...ostcount=30396

GW's information on N.T.G. Girl Revue with Ann Corio
http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/show...postcount=9947




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