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Tear It Down: Hollywood/Highland Edition

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Sometimes you can't keep a good "let's tear down this god forsaken local monolith" LAist post down -- as is evidenced by today's resurgence of Tear It Down: Hollywood/Highland Edition.

Previously, LAist suggested we tear down the gaudy 8500 Melrose Avenue building and the Hollywood sign to no avail. Apparently, city council members and local demolition experts didn't hear our cries of dissent and, well, didn't really care.

But we digress, moving on to a monstrosity that the Romans might have built in ancient Greece had they been known for a love of crappy bowling alleys, labryinth-esque corridors and camera-wielding foreigners from other parts of Europe. Alas, no matter what the city of Hollywood thought they were doing to reinvigorate downtown Hollywood -- all they did was ruin their chances of getting local Angelenos excited at all by building a flashy nightmare draped in drag.