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West Hollywood, California: Jim Morrison's Apartment

Rock legend and Doors frontman Jim Morrison lived in this apartment, site of his parties, media interviews, seances. A plaque marks it as "Last U.S. Home Jim Morrison." (Can be rented; tours may be offered when unoccupied.)

8214 W. Norton Ave, West Hollywood, CA
Norton is between Fountain and Santa Monica Blvd. X-st. 1 1/2 blocks W. Crescent Heights. Contact Cheri Woods -
Call after 10 am PST for appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$10 per person
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Doors' Jim Morrison Bust

Cheri Amour, the West Hollywood apartment building known as rock legend "Jim Morrison's Last Known U.S. Residence," will be remembering the 37th anniversary of Jim Morrison's passing over the 4th of July weekend.

The event begins on Thursday, July 3, at 2:00 PM with the unveiling of the Jim Morrison Bust, a life-like sculpture brought from the U.K.

The $10 per person admittance fee includes a self-guided tour of the property, including the inside of the rock legend's former residence, where he resided before that fateful trip to Paris. A tour brochure is included, providing the rock 'n roll history of the building and never before revealed Morrison anecdotes.

Tours will continue throughout the weekend. Reservations suggested. For more information, contact Cheri Woods -

[cheri woods, 06/30/2008]

Apartment of Jim Morrison.

Jim Morrison Apartment Tour

The tour of Cheri Amour is a must for any fan of rock legend Jim Morrison of "The Doors."

In 2003, Cheri purchased the apartment building in West Hollywood, California, which has become recognized as "The last U.S. home of Jim Morrison," lead singer of the band The Doors. The famous Rolling Stone interview was conducted here. The rock legend and poet resided there with his girlfriend, Pamela Courson, from 1970-1971 prior to moving to Paris, where he reportedly died of heart failure while in the bathtub, on 7/3/71. Although reportedly buried in Paris, Jim's spirit lives on at the building in West Hollywood (where a seance was held in 2004) and in the hearts of his fans worldwide. As an Elvis fan herself, Cheri realized the cultural and historical significance of this landmark building to all of the Doors fans.

In May 2004, Cheri opened up the property, including Jim's former apartment when vacant, for private or group tours. Take a self-guided tour around the grounds of the estate and learn never-before revealed anecdotes reminiscent of Jim and Pam's lives there. Relax on the patio, and visit the meditation garden. Tours are by appointment only.

[Cheri Woods, 09/19/2007]

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