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A History of Outpost Estates and 2763 Outpost Drive

2763 Outpost Drive, the restored Spanish-style home recently featured in Curbed LA, was built in 1940 during the second phase of construction of homes in the Outpost Estates neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills. Though nearly fifteen years had passed since the area’s original homes were built, pre-and-post World War II homes in Outpost were still required to match the style and feel of the 1920s homes, which were built specifically for the Golden Era of Hollywood’s movie stars and studio executives. Once the home of actress Dolores del Rio, Outpost Estates is a celebrity enclave just a stone’s throw away from Hollywood Bowl and Runyon Canyon.

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There’s No Place Like the Hollywood Hills House Judy & Liza Called Home

Judy Garland must have loved houses. By my count, she lived in over 30 during her short life! But there’s one special house in the Hollywood Hills where the legendary actress taught her newborn daughter how to walk (and presumedly how to hit a high note).

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A Brief History of the Hollywood Bowl in Postcards

Hollywood Bowl is the largest natural amphitheatre in the country and a favorite evening destination for Angelenos and visitors alike. Every Summer I go as often as I can. There’s something magical about the venue – the hillside setting, the way the music travels from the stage’s shell up to and around the canyon, and, of course, the fresh open air under the stars. As their summer season ends, I decided to take a look into the Bowl’s almost one hundred year history.

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