Atlas Obscura: A Peek Inside Legendary Hollywood Estates
Have you ever thought about all the stories that took place inside your home before you lived there? Or better yet, the untold history inside the walls of legendary Hollywood estates?
David and his company, LA House Histories, create privately commissioned coffee table books that uncover these stories for homeowners. He has chronicled many of LA’s greatest historic estates, including those once owned by Frank Sinatra, Shirley Temple, director Cecil B. DeMille, Marlene Dietrich, and more. His incredible work has been profiled in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter, and Architectural Digest.
In this online experience, David will share captivating stories, rare photographs, and never-before-seen items that offer a glimpse into the lifestyles of some of Golden Age Hollywood’s greatest names.
David’s books profile all the owners of a home, from the original construction to the present, with a vast array of vintage photographs, magazine and newspaper clippings, aerial photos, and more. The professionally-designed books, which typically span 250 pages, are one-of-a-kind commissions not sold to the general public. LA House Histories also creates books for historic homes throughout the United States, and researches historic properties for real estate brokers, architects, and interior designers.
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This online experience is part of Atlas Obscura’s Wonder From Home initiative. At Atlas Obscura, our mission has always been to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share. Now, more than ever, there’s a need to stay connected—not only to our sense of wonder, but to each other. Follow and share the hashtag #wonderfromhome for inspiring stories, more incredible online experiences, and live streams with the Atlas Obscura community.
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