Hotel Chelsea is often associated with the Warhol superstars, as Andy Warhol and Paul Morrisey directed Chelsea Girls (1966), a film about his Factory regulars and their lives at the hotel. Chelsea residents from the Warhol scene included Edie Sedgwick, Viva, Ultra Violet, Mary Woronov, Holly Woodlawn, Andrea Feldman, Nico, Paul America, René Ricard and Brigid Berlin.
Chelsea Hotel: death of the world's most rock 'n' roll hotel
ven the least historically minded Angeleno probably knows about Angels Flight, the beloved funicular that graced the corner of Hill and Third for over 60 years. What many do not realize is that for 40 years, Bunker Hill residents enjoyed two incline railways in their neighborhood. Unlike Angels Flight, which has become one of the defining images of yesterday's Downtown, Court Flight has become a footnote in the history of the city.
SANTA MONICA: The Georgian Hotel, 1415 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Built in 1933, it was designed to be an intimate hideaway, catering to Los Angeles’ high society. At the time the hotel opened, it was nestled in a heavily-wooded shoreline of the little-known seaside community of Santa Monica. The dream of Rosamond Borde, a daring and progressive entrepreneur, she commissioned Eugene Durfee to construct the posh resort in an art deco style.