[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Along this block note the variety of “decorator-ized” bungalows and landscaping. This unimposing neighborhood, close to Hollywood and Beverly Hills, has long attracted highly creative people-writers, artists, actors, musicians, and designers. Writer Dorothy Parker lived in the bungalow...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Harper District is a collection of unique apartment buildings featuring excellent examples of some of the architectural styles revived during the 1920s and 1930s. While apartment living gained unprecedented popularity in the area generally, developers built an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2608" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]At the corner of Robertson Boulevard and Keith Avenue is 812 Robertson Boulevard, home to two West Hollywood icons; the current  MARGO LEAVIN GALLERY and the past TONY DUQUETTE STUDIOS. Built for the lace factory of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]South of Santa Monica Boulevard is an area where there once was located a number of light industrial businesses. Because the adjacent City of Beverly Hills’ zoning severely restricted industrial land use, this area became the locale for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2602" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Built in 1936 as the clubhouse for Boy Scout Troop 27, it is possible that this clubhouse was constructed in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. The residential development...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2599" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Mitchell Camera Corporation constructed this motion picture camera factory in 1929 to service the film industry in Hollywood and beyond; an industry which it eventually dominated. By 1946, 85% of all motion pictures...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2428" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This courtyard complex of seven maisonette apartments is of Spanish Revival style with extensive Moorish detailing.  The use of Moorish design elements is attributed to the Patio’s original owner, a physician who had traveled widely...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2429" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Four Gables, designed by Leland A. Bryant, is a sixteen unit apartment building in the French Chateau style.  The structure exhibits both gothic and tudor elements or “Tudorbethan.”  Over the years, it was home to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2430" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]This Spanish style courtyard apartment building was built and designed by Arthur and Nina Zwebell. It is considered their first architectural and aesthetic triumph.  The courtyard features a stone fountain, large outdoor fireplace and dense...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="2431" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In 1928, Michael and Isaac Mann commissioned Leland Bryant to design an apartment building at the corner of Harper and Fountain Avenues. Bryant combined Spanish Colonial Revival and Churrigueresque style was named after the 18th...