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The Biltmore Los Angeles Celebrates 100 YearsFeatured

It was home to the 1960 Democratic National Convention when John F. Kennedy was announced as the party’s presidential nominee, one of the last sightings of the Black Dahlia in 1947, the site of a significant gay rights protest against the psychiatric establishment listing homosexuality as a disease, and for its role in the death of the famous Pershing Square critter, Benny A. Squirrel. The Biltmore Los Angeles celebrates its centennial this year, and if only those walls could talk. Recently designated as a Los Angeles Historic cultural monument, the building was originally designed by architecture firm Schultze & Weaver,…

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