Tag Archives: Charles F. Whittlesey

Sneaking Through the Gates…A Private Tour of a Forgotten Luxury Enclave

Today, one of the ultimate symbols of status is to live in a private community safely hidden away and protected from the outside world by high walls and locked gates. “I’ll leave your name at the guard house,” must be a … Continue reading

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The Hollywood That Never Was – The Immense Hollywood-California Hotel

If all the grand schemes for development in the 1920’s had come to fruition, Hollywood would have been literally covered by a group of gigantic luxury hotels, each vying to out-colossal the other in over-the-top grandeur and sheer vastness in … Continue reading

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