Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times
A bicyclist rides past the Main Street entrance of the Cecil Hotel, an 80-year-old building in downtown L.A. that for generations has housed those who were one step above homelessness. In the 1940s, it was one of the first public meeting places for Alcoholics Anonymous. Later, it was sometimes home to serial killers Jack Unterweger and Richard Night Stalker Ramirez.
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