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Williams' Sunset Plaza bungalow
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Brown, Rob
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Paul Revere Williams was a Los Angeles-born architect who apprenticed with Reginald Johnson and John C. Austin. He set up his own firm in 1922 and was known as the "Architect to the Stars," creating homes for Anthony Quinn, Bert Lahr, Danny Thomas, and Zsa Zsa Gabor, to include a few. His Sunset Plaza Apartments, located at 1220 Sunset Plaza Drive in what is now West Hollywood, were built in 1934. Despite having been designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument no. 233, the apartments were demolished in 1987. Karen Hudson is his biographer as well as his granddaughter.
Photograph caption reads: "Karen Hudson, granddaughter of Sunset Plaza bungalow complex architect Paul R. Williams, at building's swimming pool". Photograph dated March 26, 1981.
1 photographic print :b&w ;28 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Hudson, Karen E
Sunset Plaza Apartments (West Hollywood, Calif.)
Apartments--California--West Hollywood
Dwellings--California--West Hollywood
Swimming pools--California--West Hollywood
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Biographers--United States
West Hollywood (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Williams, Paul R.,1894-1980

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