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Event at Chasen's
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Opened as a barbecue restaurant by entertainer Dave Chasen in 1936, Chasen's was a popular destination for Hollywood's finest, many of whom had booths named after them. For years, this was "the" place for Academy Awards parties and to enjoy Chasen's famous chili. After the restaurant closed in April 1995, the building was used for private parties under the business name of "Chasen's Events" and as a filming location. In the late-1990s the legendary building was razed, and soon thereafter, a Bristol Farms grocery store was built in its place.
Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson at Chasen's for an after-show party. Photograph dated September 29, 1981.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Taylor, Elizabeth
Taylor, Elizabeth,--1932-2011
Hudson, Rock,--1925-1985
Chasen's (Restaurant)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Restaurants--California--West Hollywood
Parties--California--West Hollywood
West Hollywood (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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