10300 Wilshire Blvd, West Los Angeles (the former Beverly Comstock Hotel): the apartment where comic actor Freddie Prinze (star of "Chico & the Man") shot himself in 1977. He left behind a suicide note which read: "I must end it. There's no hope left. I'll be at peace."
8563 Holloway Drive (just off the Sunset Strip), in West Hollywood: the two-story apartment complex where actor Sal Mineo ("Rebel Without a Cause") was stabbed to death by a robber in the carport behind his apartment building, in February of 1976.
2552 Glen Green Terrace, in the Hollywood Hills: the house where actor Pete Duel, who played "Hannibal Hayes" (alias "Joshua Smith") on the Western TV series "Alias Smith & Jones," put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger in 1971.
11425 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Inglewood: former site of Mel's Sporting Goods store, where Patty Hearst was captured on videotape brandishing a rifle alongside her SLA kidnappers during an armed robbery. The incident was dramatized in the movies "Patty Hearst" and "Abduction." The store is now closed, but a bullet hole is still visible in a light pole outside the store. *
* locations marked by an asterisk could be located in a
high-crime district. Exercise reasonable caution.
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