A Little Bit French (34 images)
Franklin Village on the east side of Hollywood is a quiet little neighborhood that's oddly French. It's not just the row of funky little French restaurants. It's the classy Claridge Hollywood – in 1934, Charlie Chaplin commissioned European craftsmen to build him this very French looking project, after staying at the Hotel Claridge Paris on a honeymoon. To the left is the massive French-Norman Chateau Elysee – 1927, by architect Arthur E. Harvey – built for Elinor...