Massage/ Adult Stores


Beginning in the early 1970, Hollywood saw the prolifertion of massage parlors and adult stores.  In many cases, they were simply a front for prostitution or consenting sex. At the same time, Hollywood saw an increase in both female and male prostitution, many of whom could be seen walking the streets, particularly Santa Monica Blvd.  It wasn't uncommon to see ladies, provocatively dressed, standing in the doorway of the massage parlors &emdash; attempting to intice men into their establisment. Names such as "Wild Mary's", "Institute of Oral Love", and "Palace of Love" were used by these massage parlors to convey the idea that more could be obtained, than just a massage.

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LITTLE DOLL HOUSE
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Richard's Adult Theater in Hollywood
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WILD MARYS
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LOVE PARLOUR IN HOLLYWOOD
Massage/ Adult StoresLITTLE DOLL HOUSE
MP-001
1971
Massage/ Adult StoresRichard's Adult Theater in Hollywood
MP-002
1974
Massage/ Adult StoresWILD MARYS
MP-003
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresLOVE PARLOUR IN HOLLYWOOD
MP-004
1975
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THE BODY MACHINE
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INSTITUTE OF ORAL LOVE
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LE SEX SHOPPE
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MASSAGE PARLOR
Massage/ Adult StoresTHE BODY MACHINE
MP-005
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresINSTITUTE OF ORAL LOVE
MP-006
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresLE SEX SHOPPE
MP-007
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresMASSAGE PARLOR
MP-008
1975
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DIRTY SALLY'S
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Palace of Love parlor in Hollywood
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Palace of Love on Santa Monica Blvd.
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The 69 Club on Spalding Ave.
Massage/ Adult StoresDIRTY SALLY'S
MP-009
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresPalace of Love parlor in Hollywood
MP-010
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresPalace of Love on Santa Monica Blvd.
MP-011
1975
Massage/ Adult StoresThe 69 Club on Spalding Ave.
MP-012
1975