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West Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Doors Workshop

 
 
The Doors Workshop marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 3, 2021
1. The Doors Workshop marker
Inscription.  
This location in 1970 known as The Doors Workshop.
The Doors used this building as a recording studio.
L.A. Woman mixed & recorded here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
 
Location. 34° 5.337′ N, 118° 22.617′ W. Marker is in West Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Santa Monica Boulevard just west of La Cienega Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8512 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schindler House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Whisky a Go-Go (approx. half a mile away); Stahl House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gilmore Field (approx. 1.4 miles away); “Love Street” (approx. 1.4 miles away); Courtney Desmond Estate (approx. 1˝ miles away); The History of Gilmore Oil Company 1900-1945 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Plummer Park (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hollywood.
 
Regarding The Doors Workshop. This building
The Doors Workshop and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 3, 2021
2. The Doors Workshop and Marker
Today it is a bar and restaurant.
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was an antique store, and served as the band's office, rehearsal space, and studio in the late 1960s and early 1970s. L.A. Woman was the sixth album by the rock band the Doors, released in 1971. It is the last to feature lead singer Jim Morrison, who died three months later. The album included the songs "Love Her Madly" and "Riders on the Storm".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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