North Harper Avenue actually runs south, downhill from the Sunset Strip, and turns into the Harper Avenue Historic District. Bette Davis lived in a fancy penthouse apartment at the top of the hill, and Joe E. Brown, Norma Talmadge and Gilbert Roland, among others, lived in the amazing apartment buildings on this street – there's Art Deco, Spanish Colonial Revival, Monterey Revival, elaborate Italianate monsters, and even a French-Norman flight of fancy, and fountains and statues, hidden...
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