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1950’s

Reynolds Buick At The Cocoanut Grove

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in 1950's, Ambassador Blog | 0 comments

  A Night at the Cocoanut Grove A great picture and a wonderful mystery for all you sleuths out there. From our files comes this photo of the Reynolds Buick Sales Team at a glamorous function. Everyone is beautifully dressed- the ladies in evening wear, the gentlemen in suits and ties. According to Chris Nichols at Los Angeles Magazine, the setting is none other than the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub at the landmark Ambassador Hotel on Wilshire Blvd. The bottles of alcohol on the tables...

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Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000's, 2010's, Ambassador Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Seeing Stars – The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles

The Ambassador Hotel Los Angeles – A Brief History… SeeingStars – In February 2006, the Ambassador Hotel was torn down – proving once and for all that Los Angeles has no regard for its history… In 2001, the Los Angeles Unified School District bought the property, and three new schools have now been built on the site of the Ambassador: an elementary school, a middle school and a high school. It opened in 2010, and will serve 4,200 students at a price tag of $578...

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