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Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story

Paul R. Williams - Architect to the Stars

The unique style of a Paul R. Williams home soon earned him the nickname “architect to the stars.” Among his clientele are such Hollywood greats as Lucille Ball, Cary Grant and Frank Sinatra. See Frank Sinatra walk through his Paul Williams-designed home. Hear the stories of Quincy Jones, Pauletta Washington and granddaughter Karen Hudson. Linda Dishman, Executive Director of L.A. Conservancy and Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles weigh in.

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Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story

Hollywood's Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story

African American architect Paul R. Williams had a life story that could have been dreamed up by a Hollywood screenwriter. From the early 1920s until his retirement 50 years later, Williams was one of the most successful architects in the country.
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