Los Angeles is, in many ways, the land of artifice, so it shouldn’t be surprising that beneath the glittering facade lurks a dark and twisted history. Whether you’ve got a creepy role on the horizon and need some inspiration or are just looking for (free) activities that’ll make the hair on the back of your neck stand erect, here are a few of L.A.’s most spine-tingling spots. Check them out below—if you think you can handle it, that is.
The Suicide BridgeWhere: PasadenaThe spook: Built in 1912, the Suicide Bridge is actually named the Colorado Street Bridge, but it’s touted that lovely moniker since the 1930s when it was used with high frequency during the Great Depression for individuals to end their lives. Hundreds have used it for that purpose since, and it is said to be haunted by numerous ghosts, including one worker who fell into the concrete during its construction.
Hollywood Roosevelt HotelWhere: HollywoodThe spook: The Roosevelt is the first of multiple hotels on this list (what is it about hotels that is so darn creepy?). With its reputation for having hosted tons of big stars during the Golden Age, many still supposedly hang around. Marilyn Monroe, for example, appears in the
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