The late twenties must have been a hoot in Hollywood. There was far too much money in the hands of those who would rather be elsewhere, like France. Check out the Trianon Apartments – Leland Bryant, 1928 – at 1750-54 Serrano Avenue. This was named after Marie Antoinette’s little hideaway chateau at Versailles, but it was actually modeled on Chateau d’Azay-le-Rideau, a sixteenth-century Burgundian military outpost. But who cares? It's cool, and now has historical...
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