Asian Health Club, a massage parlor at 5859 Melrose Ave., was shut down Wednesday by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Irving Shimer pending further order of the court.
Deputy City Atty. Mary E. House requested the closure, claiming that owner-operator Misora Greve had "failed to show the proper respect" for a previous court ban on prostitution.
The prosecutor accused Greve of "continued use of the premises for prostitution" and putting curtains over doors to massage rooms to prevent monitoring by police.
Greve also faces contempt of court charges Sept. 26 for allegedly failing to obey the original court order to halt prostitution.