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Urban Retreat in Melrose Village Walker’s Paradise | 623 N Sierra Bonita Ave

This extraordinarily private urban retreat in Hollywood’s Melrose Village neighborhood is a Spanish-style pool home with modern updates mixed with classic vintage details by Los Angeles design firm bettershelter.

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Golden Era Condo at the Legendary El Cabrillo in Hollywood | 1834 Grace Avenue

Live like a Golden Era starlet at this superb condominium located in the legendary El Cabrillo Complex in the heart of Hollywood. And with a high walk score of 95, the property is considered a “walker’s paradise” perfect for strolling to the Sunday Farmers Market, Pantages, and so much more. Long considered one of Hollywood’s most fashionable addresses, this ultra-famous Spanish Colonial Revival landmark was designed by architects Arthur and Nina Zwebell 1927-1928 and commissioned by movie mogul Cecil B. DeMille.

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Amazing Architectural with Style & Substance Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before | 1737 N Curson Ave.

This absolutely amazing architectural home at the base of the Hollywood Hills has style, design, and finishes like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Hidden from the street, next door to the Wattles Gardens, this incredible compound was inspired by Barragan, Neimeyer, and Mexican Colonial architecture.

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Reimagined Home from ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Lists in Hollywood | 1428 N Genesee Ave.

Just in time for Halloween and just south of Sunset Boulevard, the iconic home of “Nancy Thompson” in Wes Craven’s legendary slasher A Nightmare on Elm Street hits the market in Hollywood’s Spaulding Square neighborhood. Offers are due by midnight on October 31st!

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Labor Day Weekend at LACMA | September 2021

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It’s nearly the end of summer – can you believe it? – and if you are staying in town this long Labor Day Weekend, you may wondering what special events or things to do are happening out there in our great city of Los Angeles. LACMA has a full weekend slate of incredible exhibitions, live jazz music, captivating talks, art activities and more to keep you occupied this weekend. That is, if you are not too tempted by the lure of the beach.

Old Hollywood Glamour Returns to The Roosevelt Hotel at Nancy Silverton’s The Barish

Tucked in the corner of the landmarked lobby of the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, The Barish held its grand (re)opening in May. After being open for just a few weeks in 2020 before the pandemic forced its early closure, it has been a long wait for celebrity chef Nancy Silverton to begin welcoming guests – many friends and family – back to the modern steakhouse in this historic space. We scored a table for two on the reopening night and have returned several times since. Exquisite dishes, divine drinks, impeccable service, sleek and stylish design, and a chance to be greeted by Nancy Silverton herself all combine for a one-of-a-kind dining experience that pays homage to Old Hollywood glamour while being something new and all its own.

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Thousands March in Los Angeles for All Black Lives Matter Protest

An estimated 30,000 Angelenos marched for Sunday, June 14th’s All Black Lives Matter protest. This event was a show of support for the racial justice movement in general and for the LGBTQ+ Black community in particular. The anti-racism solidarity march stretched from Hollywood to West Hollywood. West Hollywood was originally was set to host the LA Pride Parade, as it has every year since 1970, before it was canceled due to the coronavirus.

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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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Your Guide to All the Awards Season Films Released Over the Holidays

You may have already chosen your favorite film of the year and declared your selections for the 2020 Academy Awards Best Picture category but there are still dozens of buzzworthy films set to be released over the upcoming holidays. To help keep you up to date with all the new movie releases of 2019, check out our November and December release calendar below and write us in the comments about the movies you’re most excited to see or the ones you’ve loved most so far this year.

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Spanish Revival Village Las Orquideas For Sale in Hollywood Heights

Built in the early days of the Golden Era of Hollywood and nestled in the Hollywood Heights foothills, Las Orquideas is a compound of five villas consisting of nine units. The property was designed by Cecil B. DeMille’s frequent art director Wilfred Buckland – popularly canonized as Hollywood’s first art director – to resemble the hillside towns of Andalusia. Buckland is quoted as saying, “I came to Hollywood … in search of a chance to visualize a more ‘pictorial’ way, by adapting to film the same rules that govern the higher art of painting.” Las Orquideas, located at 1901 North Orchid Avenue, is exquisitely painterly and altogether movie-magical.

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