This historic Whitley Heights residence, which hosted Gloria Swanson, William Faulkner, and other Hollywood greats, is getting a small facelift.


Posted permits filed by the homeowner  which seem to indicate a new garage.  Not that I begrudge them a new one…(imagine your dad’s garage after almost 100 years), but it’s just another small piece of history erased by progress, and in this case, most likely, necessity.  We can’t make everything a museum.

I’ll be sad to see this garage of Gloria’s go, especially since the famous garage from Sunset Boulevard is long gone.

I am dying to know what it the actual house looks like under all that ivy though.  Old Hollywood homes are so mysterious.