"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" – the new Quentin Tarantino movie starring Brad Pitt – or, across the street, right in the middle of the Sunset Strip, the Sunset Tower Hotel, designed in 1929 by Leland A. Bryant and opened in 1931, the Art Deco home of Hollywood celebrities, including John Wayne and Howard Hughes. In their guide to Los Angeles architecture, David Gebhard and Robert Winter say that "this tower is a first class monument of the Zig Zag Moderne and is...
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