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Design is from an antique advertising brochure for the Hotel Cecil in Los Angeles, circa 1927. The map on the back cover is from inside the brochure.
The Hotel Cecil, informally called The Cecil, was a budget hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, located at 640 S. Main Street. It opened in 1927 with 700 guest rooms. The hotel has a checkered history, with numerous murders, suicides, unexplained paranormal events and at least two serial killers ( Richard Ramirez, nicknamed the "Night Stalker" and Jack Unterweger) are known to have stayed there as guests. In 1947, Elizabeth Short, dubbed by the media as the Black Dahlia, was rumored to have been spotted drinking at the Cecil's bar in the days before her notorious, and to date unsolved, murder. The hotel changed its name to "Stay on Main" in 2011.
For those, who are really serious about their journal. This will be an aspiring author's new best friend.
.: Dimensions: 7" High, 5" Wide, .68" Thick
.: Hardcover with semi gloss laminated cover
.: 128 ruled line single pages
.: 90gsm paper
.: Casewrap binding provides a flexible, sewn spine that allows the journal to lie flat when opened
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