Complex Love: The Trianon

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Complex Love continues this week with a reader submission. Santos of LA blog meet me at the corner of third and fairfax wrote in about the 1928-built Trianon apartment building in Hollywood, originally commissioned by the hollywood couple of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr:

"...the Trianon is one of my favourite apartment buildings in Los Angeles; it was was designed in 1928 by Leland Bryant, who is best known for the Sunset Tower/Argyle Hotel. Well, I suppose I don't just love the building (which seems well-cared for), I just really love the french chateaux-inspired architecture that is mixed in with all the other styles around town. I don't know what perpetuated it, but I suppose it was all a part of the fantasy of Hollywood."

Complex Love is a photographic celebration of Southern California's unique apartment architecture history. Live in or nearby an apartment complex of notable or unusual design? Please submit photos and information to gregory (at) apartmenttherapy (dot) com.

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