WeHo Heights

Hollywood History



Hollywood History - Located a few feet above the famous nightlife of the Sunset Strip restaurants and clubs, WeHo Heights had a savory reputation of its own.  Legend has it that the former site of 1230 Horn was a famous bordello during Prohibition, and the following stars at one time called these addresses in WeHo Heights home:

1127 - 1/2 Horn - Anthony Perkins

1131 Horn - Ava Gardner*, James Dean*, Gloria Swanson (living here when made SUNSET BLVD)

1147 Horn - Warren Oates

1210 Horn - Humphrey Bogart & Mayo Methot

1217 Horn - Bette Davis, Earl Foxe

1224 Horn - John Webb Dillon

1229 Horn - Penny Edwards, Lena Horne, Aldous Huxley, Werner Klemperer & Kim Hamilton

1230 Horn -  Jose Eber, Richard Grieco, Rick Hurst, Cory Monteith, Anthony Quinn, Francesco Quinn, Daniel Quinn, Warren Zevon

Also on Horn (exact address unknown) - Marlene Dietrich, Anita Loos, John Garfield, C. Aubrey Smith

8726 Shoreham - Sir Cedric Hardwicke

8727 Shoreham - Charles O'Connell

8728 Shoreham - Paulette Goddard

8741 Shoreham - Eartha Kitt

8747 Shoreham - Humphrey Bogart & Lauren Bacall, Ice-T

8760 Shoreham - Merle Oberon, Patsy Kelly

8770 Shoreham - Lina Basquette & J. Pev Marley

8787 Shoreham  - Ellen Barkin & Gabriel Byrne, Humphrey Bogart & Mayo Methot, Jimmy Boyd, Jan Clayton, James Coco, Ronald Colman, Joseph Cotton, Billy Daniels, Olivia de Haviland, Paulette Goddard, Alexander Godunov, Miriam Hopkins, Evelyn Keyes, Peggy Lee, Mitchell Liesen, Diane Linkletter, Burgess Meredith, Patricia Medina, Liza Minelli, Chris Noth, Mary Parker, Axl Rose, David Lee Roth, Neil Sedaka, Danny Simon, Neil Simon,  Ben Stein, Mamie Van Doren, Vivian Vance

8788 Shoreham - Louis Van Amstel

(reference for most - www.movielanddirectory.com, * ref. Joycie Fickett)

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