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Lost Hollywood – A John De Lario in the Hills of Beverly

Today we remember architect John De Lario for the fine work he did throughout the¬†picturesque Hollywoodland development in the 1920’s. He did so many notable homes there it is easy to forget that De Lario also¬†designed homes and businesses in … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday in Sodom – Some Early Churches of Hollywood

In 1922, the Central Christian Advocate of Kansas City wrote with presumed and unquestioned authority that, “The reputation of Sodom and Gomorrah cannot be lower than Hollywood.” Of course they weren’t alone in this breathless pronouncement. Sinful Hollywood was being … Continue reading

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