The interior of one of Paul R. Williams' designs | Still from "Hollywood's Architect"

The World of Luxury Building in Early L.A.

One of Paul R. Williams’ first big breaks was the development of a new suburb by former Senator Frank Flint called Flintridge. This led to another high profile project for horsebreeder Jack P. Atkin. The home would be used in many movies and shows including “Topper” with Cary Grant and Constance Bennett and “The Bells of St. Mary's.” It was a luxurious home built during the time of Depression. Get a sense of Williams’ luxury home projects.

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