Raymond Chandler Square (35 images)
The Security Pacific Bank Building at 6383 Hollywood Boulevard, at Cahuenga, from 1921, by the father and son architects John and Donald B. Parkinson. This is also known as the Cahuenga Building. Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) was the creator of the cynical private investigator Phillip Marlowe, with his office here, high over Hollywood Boulevard. Chandler’s first Marlowe novel was The Big Sleep (1939) but most people remember the Howard Hawks movie (1946) with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren...