Henry Gesner – Hollywood Hills

Harry Gesner, a surfer, WW2 vet, and self-taught tradesman, designed for clients seeking modern, adventurous homes. This bachelor pad in the Hollywood Hills was built in 1954 for Fred Cole, a women’s swimsuit designer. Gesner took cues from Polynesian huts and Cole used the residence for many of his swimsuit photo shoots.

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