|Originally the hotel was white.|
|Many weddings have taken place here at the BH Hotel, including my best friend, Lisa's.|
|1948: The hotel is painted pink, dubbed the "Pink Palace," |
as part of a redesign during the 1940's by architect Paul Williams.
|The famous banana leaf wallpaper is just as iconic as the hotel itself.|
|The red carpet is rolled out all year .|
|Poolside circa the 1950's.|
|The exterior of the hotel was featured on the album cover art |
of the Eagles' 1976 LP "Hotel California".
|One of my favorites, Rita Hayworth posing during the 1940's.|
|Dean Martin and his posse photographed at a wedding (his perhaps).|
|The sand and pool club opened in 1938.|
|The umbrellas are so cute.|
|Harold Lloyd on the lush hotel grounds.|
|The drive leading to the hotel is breathtaking.|
|Another one of my favorites Carol Burnett.|
|An Easter egg hunt.|
|Cesar Romero and Carole Lombard|
|1942: The El Jardin restaurant is renamed the |
Polo Lounge, in honor of polo players.
(Marlena Dietrich at the Polo Lounge)
|1957: Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall's film "Designing Woman"|
is shot at hotel's pool, Cabana Club.
|Peck and Bacall poolside during a break in filming.|
|1959: Marilyn Monroe relaxing and on a break,|
while filming "Let's Make Love".