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Paul de Longpre´'s home, art galleries and gardens, located on the west side of Cahuenga Blvd. at Hollywood Blvd., were a popular tourist destination for a several years. The artist had at one time an extensive garden of 4,000 roses, which were the subjects of his well known floral paintings. The home was demolished in 1927. A conductor leads a musical ensemble playing to a large crowd of visitors outside the Mission Revival/Islamic style Hollywood residence of artist Paul de Longpre´. This well attended event celebrated the completion of the Hill Street tunnel in downtown.
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