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Haunted Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, financed in part by the roaring twenties kings and queen of Hollywood, Louis B. Mayer, Douglas Fairbanks, the silent screen queen herself Mary Pickford and Grauman Theater owner Sid Grauman.  The 12-story hotel has 300 guest rooms including 63 suites it was  Built in 1927, and named for US President Theodore Roosevelt, the hotel has penthouse views of the hollywood hills and sign. Building took a year and half and at the time cost what seemed like an astronomical amount for the time of 2.5 million, which would be well over 25 million today.   Its known for hosting the first academy awards on May 16, 1929, and for the guests that may have never checked out. 

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The Famous Blossom Room, does one of the spirits haunt this room because he didn’t win the award he thought he deserved?

 

 

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Information Credits:

https://www.historichotels.org/us/hotels-resorts/the-hollywood-roosevelt/history.php

https://la.curbed.com/2015/10/27/9907144/haunted-hotels-los-angeles

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hollywood_Roosevelt_Hotel

https://amuse.vice.com/en_us/article/nehttps://laist.com/2017/05/16/roosevelt_hotel_history.phpmn8k/hollywood-roosevelt-review

https://www.seeing-stars.com/Died/Haunted.shtml

https://ladailymirror.com/2014/04/07/mary-mallory-hollywood-heights-the-roosevelt-hotel-hollywood-party-central/

https://frightfind.com/haunted-hollywood-roosevelt/

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https://www.hauntedrooms.com/california/los-angeles/haunted-places/haunted-hotels/hollywood-roosevelt-hotel

https://ladailymirror.com/2014/04/07/mary-mallory-hollywood-heights-the-roosevelt-hotel-hollywood-party-central/

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