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After Closure, Club 907 Space Up for Rent

By Eric Richardson
Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at 11:29AM
Club 907 Eric Richardson [Flickr]

Undercover officers stand outside the entrance of Club 907 during a November 5 raid that led to 88 arrests.

The 7,000-square-foot home of Club 907 went on the market this week, a little over two months after the hostess club closed its doors following a well-publicized LAPD raid.

That operation and its 88 arrests caused a brief rise in media attention for the rarely-mentioned world of the hostess clubs—where men pay for the companionship of girls on the dance floor and in seating areas.

The arrests brought an angry response from immigration advocates, who cried foul when LAPD handed the 81 women arrested over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The last seven of those women were released from custody last month, though many still face deportation proceedings.

The club quickly looked for a new workforce after the raid, but permanently shut its doors in December soon after police again visited the facility.

The listing posted on Loopnet advertises the upstairs space at 907 S. Hill as ready-to-go for a banquet hall or pilates/yoga studio.

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