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Visitors at the de Longpre´ Residence
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The de Longpre´ residence and gardens were located on the west side of Cahuenga Blvd. at Hollywood Blvd. and constructed in the early 1890s. De Longpre´, who was born in Lyons, France, beautifully painted flowers that were grown in his extensive gardens, which at one time included 4,000 roses.
A group of nicely dressed visitors pose near the entrance of the Mission Revival/Islamic style Hollywood residence and art galleries of artist Paul de Longpre´. These tourists have arrived at this popular destination via Pacific Electric's "Balloon Route Excursion" a streetcar route which ran in a balloon shaped loop between Hollywood and the West Los Angeles.
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Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Hollywood-Residences-De Longpre.; N-001-448 8x10
Longpre´, Paul de,--1855-1911--Homes and haunts
Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Gardens--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Architecture, Domestic--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Spanish influences
Architecture, Domestic--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)--Islamic influences
Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Tourists--California--Los Angeles
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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