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The Day We Watched Xanadu Burn Down to the Ground

The Pan-Pacific Auditorium was a favorite landmark for L.A. residents and visitors

Image by Suhas Rawool from Pixabay

On his way to my house, my friend James noticed a thin trail of smoke coming from the Pan-Pacific Auditorium, just down the street from me.

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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald

Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm. Christineschoenwaldwriter.com