Where Have All the Adult Cinemas Gone?


The landscape of Los Angeles is changing, whether you like it or not.

Back in the 1970s, in the "golden age" of pornography, there were dozens of porn theaters across Los Angeles.  

Now, there are only two.  The Studs sits in West Hollywood and the Tiki sits in East Hollywood.

All of the buildings that once housed these adult cinemas, whether chains like Pussycat or individual little places, are being torn down and replaced by restaurants, clothing stores, mini marts, and mom-and-pop shops.

The landscape of the entire city is changing.  

Places that generations of the past turned to as stable cornerstones of L.A. are now going by the wayside and being turned into places for current and future generations.

Listen to Shannon and Neil's full interview with Los Angeles Times' Carolina Miranda right here!

Read the full story at Los Angeles Times


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