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The Magic Castle

The Magic Castle is the private clubhouse for an organization dedicated to the advancement of the ancient art of magic, as well as a strong desire to preserve its history as an art form, entertainment medium, and hobby.  They began with a charter membership of 150, and now have a worldwide fraternity of nearly 5,000 and a unique and priceless library committed to the magical arts.

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Rollin Lane Estate

The Magic Castle began its life as a private home built in 1908 by banker and real estate magnate Rollin B. Lane, who owned much of what is now Hollywood.  His dream to turn the land into orange groves and farms was ended by a severe drought,...