Hollywood, California: Sleep In Room Where Janis Joplin Died (In Transition)

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Highland Gardens

Highland Gardens Hotel. On the north side of Franklin Ave. at the intersection of N. Sycamore Ave. Just north of Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd.
In Transition
Sleep In Room Where Janis Joplin Died

In 1970, rock icon Janis Joplin died of a drug overdose, age 27, at what was then called the Landmark Motor Hotel. You used to be able to rent her room, #105. The motel is closed through the end of 2022; if it does reopen, her room may no longer be an attraction.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/29/2012]

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Sleep In Room Where Janis Joplin Died

The hotel is now being used as a shelter. The area is a little run down; maybe someday it will be a public location again. You can walk by, but you can't go in.

[Scott D, 07/23/2022]

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