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Another Look At Frank Sinatra’s 1947 Twin Palms Home in Palm Springs, CA | Architect: E. Stewart Williams - Via

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Louise Liebhardt Residence | Design: Fred Liebhardt for his mother Louise | La Jolla, CA | Photo: Douglas Simmonds - Via

Louise Liebhardt Residence | Design: Fred Liebhardt for his mother Louise | La Jolla, CA | Photo: Douglas Simmonds - Via

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Bloodshot Eyes" | General Elektriks | Album: Good City For Dreamers

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Grand entrance to the “House of Tomorrow,” designed by Krisel & Palmer

The home is prominently featured in the video, “Marshmallow World” (above) by Rue Magazine. See more about the historic home in our previous post.

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c.1950s Welch’s Restaurant | Long Beach, CA | Photos: Maynard L. Parker

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1949 “Conference Chair” In Polished Tooled Red Leather | Design: William “Billy” Haines - Via

1949 “Conference Chair” In Polished Tooled Red Leather | Design: William “Billy” Haines - Via

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70’s Lounge Theme by Islandrocks

Film: The Body Shop (1973) - Producer / Writer / Director and Actor: J.G. Patterson Jr.

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1950s Multi-Function, Rotating Servocucina “Kitchen Robot” by Ferrco | Milan, Italy

Juicer, slicer, crusher, blender, mincer, can opener… It had everything a ‘modern’ kitchen could want! - Via

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1959 The FutureCraft Home | Architect: Frank L. Hope & Associates with John Mock | Builder: Gifford Construction | 4196 Eastridge Drive La Mesa, CA - Via

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Rat Pack Era Dining Set - Via

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‘I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.’ - Marvin Gaye

I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don’t quite know how to explain it but it’s there. These can’t be the only notes in the world, there’s got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.’ - Marvin Gaye

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1962 Astrud Gilberto

Ruud Brink (tenor sax) Pim Jacobs (piano), Wim Overgaauw (Guitar), Don Un-Romeo (drums)

Songs: Meditation-It Might As Well Be Spring-The Telephone Song-Only Trust Your Heart-Corcovado (Quiet Nights and Quiet Stars)-The Girl From Ipanema

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Architect Russell & Eleanor Forester Residence #1 | Hillside Drive, La Jolla, CA - Via

Architect Russell & Eleanor Forester Residence #1 | Hillside Drive, La Jolla, CA - Via

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1960 Bond Residence | Architect: Richard Neutra | 4449 Yerba Santa, Alvarado Estates, San Diego, CA - Via

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Liberace wowing fans at the 1964 New York World Fair - Via

Liberace wowing fans at the 1964 New York World Fair - Via

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