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Did you know that LA is secretly swarming with super-private clubs? Our sister site Curbed LA has mapped out thirteen of them, which includes Hollywood's Magic Castle ("an exclusive club by and for practitioners of magic"), DTLA's Jonathan Club ("it recently underwent a hip makeover and relaxed its dress code in the hope of attracting a younger crowd) and WeHo's Soho House ("membership dues for this location are estimated to be around $1,800"). [Curbed LA; Previously]