Photograph of the pool courtyard of the Country Club Villa hotel. "Operation played -- Here's swimming pool around which he saw drunken women fighting, declared Municipal Judge Vernon W. Hunt as he yesterday ordered complete demolition of the $1,000,000 Country Club Villa at 445 North Rossmore avenue. The newly constructed hotel is an "architectural monstrosity" he added. Wrong type of permit has been charged. -- Associated Press photo" -- Examiner clipping attached to verso, dated, "February 25, 1950".; "Associated Press photo / Caution: use credit / From Los Angeles / New $2,000,000 hotel ordered torn down. This is the luxurious Country Club Villa, completed in Los Angeles recently at a cost of $2,000,000, which an iratic [sic] judge ordered torn down or moved to another location. Two owners, Maurice and Zimmel Miller, were charged with building the place without a permit, failing to obtain a certificate of occupancy, maintaining a public nuisance, and operating a cafe, night club and swimming pool in violation of zoning ordinances. The judge, after a personal survey, termed the hotel a "glorified quickie motel." / associated press photo / la sk pn cxnynegs rhs 2/24/50 / stf-hf" -- typed note attached to verso.; Streetscape.