Courtesy Mondrian, West Hollywood
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Posted: Sun Sep 16 2012
Built as an apartment block in the 1950s, this tower was converted into a hotel by businessman Ian Schrager and designer Philippe Starck in the mid '90s, and immediately became the hottest spot in the city. It still carries a certain amount of star quality, despite several recent changes, not least a redesign by Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz (who sensitively enhanced Starck's original design rather than do away with it entirely). Funky additions to the rooms include combined mirror/TV showpieces and sustainable bamboo flooring. Elsewhere in the hotel, Skybar still draws a starry crowd and the Agua Spa is sweet, if petite.
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Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetle—whew, that was close. Say the name three times and who knows what'll happen at Mondrian LA's "Strange & Unusual" Halloween party. The Sunset Strip hotel is calling all the "recently deceased" to come dressed up for this...