Tag: Architect Myron Hunt

September 11, 2014 /

Who danced and dined here? Just about everybody. A couple from the 1930’s: The room was redesigned in 1934 by Mary Jeffras: The crowd could have contained anyone… Joan Crawford, Clara Bow, Charlie Chaplin, Cary Grant…

September 11, 2014 /

From 1921 until 1989 the Ambassador Hotel was THE place to be in Hollywood. It housed dignitaries and stars and in-laws, and played hosts to weddings and the Academy Awards. It had a post office, a spa, a barbershop, restaurants, and of course – the famous Cocoanut Grove. It saw…

November 10, 2012 /

Myron Hunt, one of the early influential architects of Southern California. Here he is standing outside the beautiful Pasadena Library: Here’s the library he designed: – He also designed the Ambassador Hotel…