Gentle reader, What a wild few days it’s been! On Tuesday afternoon, the New York Post broke a most unusual Exclusive: a demolition permit was being sought for 12305 Fifth Helena Drive in Brentwood, a lovely 1929 Spanish Colonial hacienda with old trees on a large plot of land. But that’s not why it has its own
I’m based in the UK. This is fantastic news well done. This history needs to be preserved.
When I first saw this story in the main stream media I hoped you would get involved. So when I got your pieces this morning I was really ecstatic that you were reporting on Marilyn Monroe house. Marilyn is a true tragic hero of Hollywood . Keeping her memory alive is so vital and important. Thankfully enough people helped save her tragic legacy. And hopefully the corruption in our city will be made available to more people who can help maintain what is Los Angeles and neighboring areas.
I’m so relieved to hear this! On another subject, do you know the status of what is left of Rudolph Valentino’s Falcon Lair? As I understand it, the shell of the house (or the servants’ quarters) and gates which still remain standing, are owned by some mystery owner. I just wait in sickening anticipation to hear what’s left of that historic site will be razed one day, too.
HOW DO WE SAVE?! Where do i sign?!?!