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Scientologists acquire Hollywood landmark

Title: Scientologists acquire Hollywood landmark
Date: Sunday, 6 March 1988
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Ruth Ryon
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Hedda Hopper, Charlie Chaplin, Al Jolson and Cecil B. DeMille were all office tenants in a Hollywood landmark that sold a few days ago for about $5 million. The Guaranty Building, on the northeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Ivar Avenue, was built in 1923, and was designed by John C. Austin, who also designed the Griffith Park Observatory and Shrine Auditorium. The 12-story building, called "the first major high-rise built outside of downtown Los Angeles" in the Greater L. A. ... [Read the rest at]