The home of
1051 Benedict Canyon Dr., Beverly Hills c. 1924
" . . . old Spanish ranch estate such as the early settlers
in California had. He has been planning this home and collecting
furnishings for it for years, and the actual building of it has
taken two years. So that everything in the house would look very
old, materials were weathered in various ways. The stucco on the
house itself was painted with adobe mud, which was later washed
off. The tiles and ironwork were made by Mexican workmen who used
the most primitive methods. On the estate there is a good sized
trout pool, a bowling green, tennis courts and a swimming pool.
In the house there is an autograph room which contains many documents
and pictures concerned with the early history of California, a
projection room built like a ship, and Mr. Ince's own suite boasts
a complete Turkish bath establishment." Note: The home was
demolished in the late 1940's.
Second photo is of the dining room.
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