Category: Architecture

September 5, 2012 /

Ext. Romanoff’s: Int. Romanoff’s: The Zanuck’s celebrate Susan”s graduation from the Marlborough School with a dance at Romanoff’s. From left to right, Darryl, Susan, and Virginia Zanuck:

August 27, 2012 /

Sorry angels, I have residential architecture on the brain – perhaps because I’m renovating my kitchen. The devil’s truly in the details. Quelle horreur! Don’t even get me started on counter depth refrigerators. I’ll put this in parlance any bride would understand; counter depth or built in refrigerators are the…

July 26, 2012 /

Anita Loos, looking scholarly, famous for writing the bestselling, “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”, notoriously lied about her age, stating she started writing for motion pictures at the age of twelve in 1912… Pictured below: Charlie Chaplin, Anita Loos, Paulette Goddard, and John Emerson. Loos and Emerson were married for seventeen years…

July 20, 2012 /

City Hall as seen by Ansel Adams on an overcast day in 1940: . Here is City Hall in “Gangster Squad”. Production Designer Maher Ahmad,  Cinematographer Dion Beebe, and Costume Designer Mary Zophres: . Check in tomorrow for an intimate peek at one recording artist’s beginnings in the 1960s…

June 15, 2012 /
June 13, 2012 /

Trend setting: Delicious design:

May 29, 2012 /

There’s a centennial birthday coming up (July 12th) for the Beverly Hills Hotel which opened in 1912 and was renovated by Paul Revere Williams in 1946… Iconic. If you want to know about an architect who designed many of the landmark buildings of Los Angeles and hundreds of local residences…