The LA You May Not Know – Castles, featuring Crosby Doe

Story by Patrick Campbell

When you think of castles in Southern California, you might think of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, or Hearst Castle in San Simeon, or perhaps the Magic Castle in Hollywood. But there are castle style buildings all around us in LA.

They come in all sizes, from large hotels and apartment buildings to small cottages. They’re known as French Normandy Revival Architecture and their popularity here in LA was influenced by World War I, silent movies, and technological advances in construction. [read the full story at nbclosangeles.com]






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