The Paramour Estate Est. Prior to 1930

1923 Micheltorena Street, Los Angeles, CA 90039, United States

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The Paramour Estate is secreted behind immense walls in the celebrated Silver Lake district of Hollywood.
Our property, sited on the highest promontory overlooking all of Los Angeles, invites our guests with a fragrant rose garden overlooking breathtaking views of the Hollywood Hills and San Gabriel Mountains. The century-old 18,000 square foot mansion has been imagined with six lavish guest suites, a grand ballroom with a vaulting hand-painted Italianate ceiling, an opulent salon, a private dining room with floor to ceiling french doors, and a mosaic Malibu tile pool framed with antique marble. Our estate lives on four an a half acres of gardens, terraces, orchards and forests all with soaring views over the City of Los Angeles.
The Lowdown
Type
Ballroom
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Historic Building
Views
Canyon
Cityscape
Courtyard
Forest
Garden
Historical Monument
Landscaped Grounds
Mountains
Skyline
Valley
Style
Bohemian
Mediterranean
Ornate
Romantic
Worldly
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Product Launch
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Birthday Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The Paramour Estate is secreted behind immense walls in the celebrated Silver Lake district of Hollywood. The estate crowns the highest promontory in the Los Angeles basin and boasts sweeping views of the grand towers of downtown, the San Gabriel Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Originally commissioned in 1918 by oil heiress Daisy Canfield and her dashing husband, silent screen star Antonio Moreno, the Beaux-Arts inspired Mediterranean mansion and guest quarters were completed in 1923. Many of the great luminaries of the Golden Age of Hollywood attended lavish film industry parties at the Estate which was situated midway between Disney Studios, Max Sennett Stages and Paramount Pictures.

Today, the mansion is decorated with a rare and unusual collection of art and antiques that honor its illustrious past. The historic guest quarters have been reimagined as vintage bungalows marrying classic architectural detail with contemporary comfort and design. The Mansion Suites are seductively adorned with exotic textiles, rare furnishings, and eclectic paintings. The sprawling grounds encompass four acres of fountains, soaring 100-year-old trees, footpaths, rose gardens, and a pine forest.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Catering and valet are additional to the venue fee

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Required To Host An Event At This Venue

Capacity

Seated
150
Buffet
N/A
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Prior to 1930
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
4 Mansion Guest Suites and 2 Guest Rooms
3 Historic Cottages
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
Design:
The Paramour is a masterfully restored Beaux-Arts inspired Mediterranean Estate built in the golden age of Hollywood, the roaring 1920's. The estate holds all the original historic details indicative of mansions of the era built by the founding families of early Los Angeles. Hand-forged iron balconies, carved rare stone fire mantles, marble mosaic tile, antique crystal chandeliers, and deeply carved wood doors inspired by a grand tour of Europe more than a century ago. The owner, Dana Hollister, a world-class designer in her own right, has adorned the mansion with her private collection with gilded baroque mirrors, rare cloisonne urns, exotic paintings and vivid Art Deco Chinese carpets. Submerging into this bohemian and exotic environment is a seductive act of both time travel and imagination. 
Extra Perks:
A suite is made available for clients to prepare/ dress for their special occasion. Use of the catering kitchen which is outfitted with a 6 burner Wolf range, 2 ovens, a convection oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwashing station, 2 prep sinks, and a staff bathroom. A valet parking lot of up to 50 cars, located on the property, is available.
Awards & Notables We have been featured in Vogue, Italian Vogue, L'Umo Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair, W Magazine, Haper's Bazaar, New York Times, Ebony, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Australian Vogue

We have appeared in numerous films, television shows and music video projects. 
Celebration Locations
The Ballroom:
1300 square foot ballroom with 25 foot high vaulted ceiling and large 18 foot window. This room is often rented in conjunction with the main lawn and mansion courtyard
- View: The Estate grounds and great lawn
- Max Capacity: For a sit down dinner, 100. In a chapel configuration, 175. Cocktail party, 150.
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Great Lawn:
2,500 square foot out door manicured lawn with soaring century old trees. Often rented in conjunction with the Ballroom and mansion courtyard
- View: The mansion and estate grounds
- Max Capacity: Sit down dinner, 150
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Mansion Courtyard:
Historic brick courtyard with Malibu mosaic tiled pool. Often rented in conjunction with the ballroom and main lawn
- View: Downtown Los Angeles
- Max Capacity: Cocktail Party configuration, 150
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The Salon:
Opulent sitting room with lavish velvet sofas, antique baroque pillows, Fortuny lamps, 19th century paintings, and and 18th century Venetian mirror. Often rented in conjunction with Private Dining Room.
- View: The San Gabriel Mountains and Estate grounds
- Max Capacity: 25
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Private Dining Room:
Long Victorian carved wood table, 19th century gothic statuary, glassed in by antique French doors. Often rented in conjunction with The Salon
- View: San Gabriel Mountains
- Max Capacity: 12
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
We do not currently have a restaurant on-site. We welcome outside caterers for events.
Bars & Lounges:
We do not currently have a bar on-site, we welcome outside liquid caterers for events.

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