King Eddy Saloon sign | Still from "Lost LA" Prohibition

A Glimpse of Prohibition-Era L.A. at King Eddy Saloon

Explore the world beneath King Eddy and see how alcohol got into L.A. during Prohibition. Watch Chris Kasten, current owner of King Eddy Saloon, give Philip Dobard, director of the Museum of the American Cocktail and host Nathan Masters a tour of King Eddy's underground infrastructure, including one of the largest remaining intact murals, sidewalk elevator lifts and even a tunnel that perhaps leads to L.A.'s city hall.

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LA as SubjectA collaboration between the USC Libraries and KCETLink, Lost LA features the member collections of L.A. as Subject, a research alliance dedicated to preserving and telling the sometimes-hidden stories and histories of the Los Angeles region.

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