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Title
Williams' Sunset Plaza bungalow
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Brown, Rob
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1981
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
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.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;28 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00077893
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b036_f4_i6
CARL0000078795
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24776
Subject
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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