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Los Angeles.Tropicana Motel& Dukes Coffee Shop.Santa Monica Blvd. 1980

The Tropicana and Duke's were demolished in the eighties to make way for a Ramada Inn . Dukes moved next door to the whisky on Sunset. I stayed here, in one of the top balcony rooms, for 2 months in 1980. The swimming pool was painted black.

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Taken on March 30, 2005