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Title
Chasen's prior to demolition, right side of building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles County Building Survey Photo Collection;
Creator
Zimmerman, Tom
Contributor
Photographs taken for Historic American Buildings Survey or the Historic Landscapes Survey: documentation is on file
Date Created and/or Issued
1999
Publication Information
Heritage Documentation Programs (U.S.).; Historic American Buildings Survey
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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.
Exterior view of the former Chasen's resturant, located at 9039 Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood. Here is a parking area and staff entrances, located on the right side of the building. A van with the word "Chasen's" painted on its sides is parked in the lot. Photograph dated September, 1999.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028138
Los Angeles County Building Survey Collection;
CARL0000031790
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/72
Subject
Chasen's (Restaurant)
Restaurants--California--West Hollywood
Lost architecture--California--West Hollywood
West Hollywood (Calif.)
Historic American Buildings Survey Collection photographs
Heritage Documentation Programs Collection photographs

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