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Hotel Normandie exterior at night

Take a Trip to L.A.'s Golden Age at Hotel Normandie

07/24/2017

Caroline Ryder

You live and breathe vintage, whether it's film noir, Art Deco architecture, the photographs of Man Ray, or novels about Jazz Age speakeasies and the outrageous Flappers that inhabited them. Those were the golden days—which is why the Hotel Normandie beckons.

Dream Hollywood

Living the Dream Hollywood

07/10/2017

Caroline Ryder

Bottle popping, show stopping, island hopping, mic dropping — feels like you’re living the Dream Hollywood, confirmed by the view of the Hollywood Sign that greets you as soon as you open your eyes.

Rendering of Metropolis Los Angeles

New Los Angeles Hotels and Upcoming Projects

07/08/2017

Tropicana Pool at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

A New Golden Age for the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

06/06/2017

Caroline Ryder

There’s something mysteriously seductive about the Roosevelt, which opened in May 1927 and is the oldest continually operating hotel in Los Angeles. You can’t take your eyes off the coffered ceiling of the lobby, the three-tiered fountain under the hotel’s original chandelier, the beautifully-tiled terra-cotta stairs to the mezzanine, the pool painted by David Hockney—seriously, you could Instagram this place for hours.

Rooftop at Mama Shelter Los Angeles

Get Lost at Mama Shelter

05/30/2017

Caroline Ryder

All Mama’s seventy rooms boast extra-comfy king sized beds, so you wake up fully refreshed. You rinse off in the rainshower and check out the news on your Apple TV. You browse the pages of the True Romance screenplay in your room—“you’re so cool”—and glance out the window at the Hollywood Sign and the Griffith Observatory in the distance. Yep, you’re definitely in Tinseltown.

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