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Title
Nazimova residence
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Exterior view of Russian actress Alla Nazimova's mansion, known as "The Garden of Alla," at 8080 Sunset Boulevard in what is now West Hollywood. Eventually she built a complex of 25 villas around the mansion in 1927 and changed the complex name to "Garden of Allah." This name change from "Alla" to "Allah" was chosen to honor both Nazimov's name and Robert S. Hichens' novel "Garden of Allah." The villa complex, which surrounded the mansion, had the address of 8152 Sunset Boulevard. The Garden of Allah Hotel was a popular destination for figures in literary and film circles during in mid-1930s to the mid-1940s. Demolished in June 1959, it is now the site of a small strip mall.
Type
image
Format
Postcards
Identifier
00070922
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
West Hollywood-Residences-Nazimova
CARL0000077749
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115319
Subject
Dwellings--California--West Hollywood
Architecture, Domestic--California--West Hollywood--Spanish influences
Postcards
Nazimova,1879-1945
West Hollywood (Calif.)

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