Bring Back the Past (25 images)
The El Mirador Apartments at 1302-1310 North Sweetzer Avenue, West Hollywood – designed by S. Charles Lee in 1929 – an odd mix of Spanish Colonial Revival and Churrigueresque nonsense. In the early thirties movie stars lived here, but that was long ago. The place fell into disrepair – into ruins – as it changed hands again and again – but each new owner tries to bring back the past. That's what is happening here. The work has just begun, again. This will take...