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1905 Paul DeLongpre was one of Hollywood's most prominant citizens. He built this fine home on the northwest corner of Prospect Ave. & Cahuenga Ave.

DeLongpre residence

1906: The Paul DeLongpre residence was Hollywood's forst tourist attraction. Visitors would travel to his home on the streetcar and tour his gallery.

DeLongpre Art Gallery Photo

1907: Paul DeLongpre's residence was filled with many of his paintings. Visitors were allowed to brouse through the house to view his art..

DeLongpre Residence's garden photo...

Paul DeLongpre Residence Photos

Vintage photographs of Paul DeLongpre’s Residence

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One of Hollywood's most famous residents was Paul Delongpre. Born in France in 1885, DeLongpre started painting flowers when he was 12. A bank failure in Paris brought him to New York in 1886, where he began again with an exhibition of floral paintings. Flowers were expensive and there were not a great variety in New York. In 1889, DeLongpre moved to Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

DeLongpre loved bicycling around the area looking...

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Paul DeLongpre was born in Lyon, France in 1855. reared and educated in Paris and at the age of twelve, began painting flowers on fans.  In 1874, he married Miss Josephine Estivenard.  In 1896. he staged a watercolor flower painting exhibition in New York.  Three years later, he came to Los Angeles with his wife and three children, Alice, Blanche and Pauline.  He was an habitué of the bicycle and in his wanderings for flowers, often visited the Cahuenga Valley (later known as Hollywood(, where he met the Blondeau family. While exhibiting some of his paintings, he met Mrs. Wilcox...