The Ambassador Hotel's Parrot Porch was one of several less formal dancing and dining rooms located on the ground floor of the Ambassador Hotel when it opened in 1921. The color scheme was blue and orange and had goldfish bowls with fish as well as exotic birds. The opening house band for all three of the informal dining areas was the Max Fischer dance orchestra.
The Talmadge Movie producer Joseph M. Schenck built the Talmadge in 1922 as a present for his wife, silent screen actress Norma Talmadge. The couple spared no expenses to build what was to be considered the finest apartment building on the West coast. Located in the Mid-Wilshire District between the original Bullocks Wilshire and the Ambassador Hotel, the Talmadge offers spectacular hardwood floor apartments, with Maids, Butler’s quarters and service elevators.
https://flic.kr/p/qhFYsA | The Los Altos Apartments, 4121 Wilshire Boulevard, ca.1936 | The Los Altos Apartments at 4121 Wilshire Boulevard, built in 1926 by Edward B. Rust and Luther Mayo in a Mission Revival style, was originally developed as a "co-op", but went bankrupt during the Depression. They are still with us today. LAPL