Just Above Sunset
Volume 5, Number 10
March 11, 2007

Hidden Hideout

 The world as seen from Just Above Sunset -

"Notes on how things seem from out here in Hollywood..."

Hidden Hideout

Villa Primavera (1923), 1300-08 North Harper Avenue

This Spanish style courtyard apartment building was built and designed by Arthur and Nina Zwebell. It is considered their first architectural and aesthetic triumph. The courtyard features a stone fountain, large outdoor fireplace and dense landscaping. Personalities who resided in the building include Katherine Hepburn and James Dean. It was also used as a location in the film In a Lonely Place (1950, directed by Nicolas Ray and starring Humphrey Bogart). It's mostly hidden from the street.

Villa Primavera (1923), 1800-08 North Harper Avenue, West Hollywood
Villa Primavera (1923), 1800-08 North Harper Avenue, West Hollywood

If you use any of these photos for commercial purposes I assume you'll discuss that with me.

These were shot with a Nikon D70 - using lens (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300mm telephoto, or after 5 June 2006, (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor, 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0

The original large-format raw files are available upon request.

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Last updated Saturday, March 10, 2007, 10:30 pm Pacific Time

All text and photos, unless otherwise noted, Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 - Alan M. Pavlik