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The Hollywood That Never Was – Behemoth Hotels in Beachwood Canyon

In 1908, the foothills and canyons of Hollywood were still largely undeveloped, more the denizen of jackrabbits and coyotes than of humans. And yet, even at this early stage in Hollywood’s development, there were some who envisioned great building projects where only … Continue reading

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A Great Character Home of a Great Character Actor

If you want to get a sense of what Hollywood was like in the 1920’s,  you need look no further than Whitley Heights. There you will find a virtual time capsule of silent era glamour with dozens of red tile-roofed … Continue reading

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