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Tour Hollywood's Mauretania Apartment Building
Built in 1934, this
building has housed a number of prominent people, most notably John F. Kennedy, who stayed there while he was running for president in 1960.
Streamline Moderne Style
The Mauretania building in Los Angeles is a classic example of the Streamline Moderne style that emerged during the '30s, which was influenced by principles of modern aerodynamics to reduce air friction for cars, planes and ships running at the new, high velocities, which seemed cutting-edge at the time.
By Lisa Johnson Mandell