Tales from Tinseltown…recording them now…I'll let you know when it's story time.
Lost Pasadena – a street of stately homes razed for apartments after WW2
Lost Hollywood – Glencarry Castle – click on the picture to get the scoop…
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I love that floor!
Contrasting tiles… or, as my sister-in-law would say, it’s scrumptious!
“Where they keep the riff raff from Beverly Hills out”. (Snorts!) 🙂
It’s where the old money lived, fortunes based on exploiting resources and people, not entertaining them 😉
I adore the out of place neo classicism of that exterior door.
It’s a hoot in this overgrown finca.
The Perfumed Dandy
You are quite right! An overgrown finca…
I’ll take entertaining people every time!
Glorious! And btw, thanks for the birthday note. I have, literally, over 1500 emails to get through after my non-internet period…
Welcome back! Hope the new digs are delightful and we will catch up when you’ve had a chance to catch your Internet-breath.
Still there, still imposing at 865 Orlando Road in San Marino.
The Fairbanks mansion, named not after the actor, but after the son of the namesake of Fairbanks, Alaska!
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