L.A. Fatale

Snapshots of My Adopted City
by Christa Faust
Dead-eyed Marilyn. Mural, Hollywood.

Dead-eyed Marilyn. Mural, Hollywood.

The Alto Nido Apartments, where Joe Gillis lived in Sunset Boulevard.

The Alto Nido Apartments, where Joe Gillis lived in Sunset Boulevard.

Holiday decoration in a supermarket parking lot. Could be anywhere, Los Angeles. Season’s Greetings, from L.A. Fatale.

Holiday decoration in a supermarket parking lot. Could be anywhere, Los Angeles. Season’s Greetings, from L.A. Fatale.

Windy alley madness! We hate weather here in LA. Wind-pocalypse, Los Feliz.

Windy alley madness! We hate weather here in LA. Wind-pocalypse, Los Feliz.

Vintage Police Prowler. Church parking lot, Granada Hills.

Vintage Police Prowler. Church parking lot, Granada Hills.

I’m on deadline right now and spending way more time at my desk than out and about in my city. I’ll still snap and post photos whenever I’m able, but will no longer be posting every day.

I’m on deadline right now and spending way more time at my desk than out and about in my city. I’ll still snap and post photos whenever I’m able, but will no longer be posting every day.

Hollywood High School, Hollywood.

Hollywood High School, Hollywood.

A fragment of a lost era, Hollywood.

A fragment of a lost era, Hollywood.

More Alley Madness! Alley off Cahuenga, Hollywood.

More Alley Madness! Alley off Cahuenga, Hollywood.

Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood.

Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood.