It would be easy to see Highland Park Bowl as a veritable parody of hipster culture, with its fetishization of all things vintage and rather high prices ($60 per hour per lane, though that can be split between six people). However, the bowling alley/bar wins you over with its sheer beauty and astonishing attention to detail. The project, after all, is a restoration of a 1920s bowling alley/speakeasy. “Highland Park Bowl is the oldest bowling alley in Los Angeles,” says co-owner Dimitri Komarov. “We just thought it would be rad to bring it back to its original glory.” If it weren’t for the Neapolitan pizzas coming out of the kitchen and the overhead monitors that automatically keep score, you might actually forget you’re not bowling in the 1930s.

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