Old Hollywood’s “Architect to the Stars” And His South Bay Connection

Old Hollywood’s “Architect to the Stars” And His South Bay Connection PAUL R. WILLIAMS, PAUL REVERE WILLIAMS, SEAVIEW, SOUTH BAY, WILLIAMSBURG LANEOrphaned at age 4, the young Paul Revere Williams dreamed of becoming an architect. His teachers suggested he pursue something different because no one would hire a black man to design a home. Not only did he achieve his dream, but he became Hollywood’s most sought-after architect. As a tribute to the 120th anniversary of his birth, South Bay DIGS proudly honors Williams’ legacy with a glimpse at his homes in Palos Verdes’s SeaView neighborhood.By Pamela Corante-HansenImagine it’s 1960 and you’re looking for a modest home in a seaside community.

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