Montana Ave. Interiors has been selected to participate in a new Showcase House to open next year. We have been given
the Living Room to renovate and design. We are expecting to collaborate with Thomas Lavin of the Thomas Lavin Showroom in Los Angeles and Orange County. www.thomaslavin.com
Here are a few photos of what it looks like now:
The Wattles Estate, also known as Jualita, is a historic house and park in Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, United States. It was built in 1907 by wealthy Omaha, Nebraska, banker Gurdon Wattles as a winter home. It has been split into several areas, including the Wattles Mansion, Wattles Park, and Wattles Gardens.
The estate has been recognized as "the only remaining intact example of the once plentiful Hollywood estates from the period preceding the film industry, when Hollywood was primarily agricultural and was a wintering home for wealthy Easterners and Midwesterners."
Noted local architects Myron Hunt and Elmer Grey designed the Mission Revival residence in 1907 with grounds featuring a Japanese garden, an Italian Rose garden, a formal Spanish garden, a palm court and orchards. It was one of Hollywood's first tourist attractions.[3
1965. In March of that year, the City of Los Angeles Board of Recreation and Parks Commission adopted Resolution 5135, designating the Wattles estate as an acquisition area, and purcha
sed the property for $1,917,000 in June 1968.