The Chateau is probably the hotel most steeped in Hollywood lore, the place where actors, writers and rock stars have come for decades to carouse in anonymity, and sometimes go so far as kick the bucket (John Belushi).
A story about the hotel in today's New York Times got me thinking about the Chateau again. The article is an artful account of the history, debauchery and twisted Hollywood spirit found in abundance within the hotel's walls and on its grounds. And apparently the place is enjoying a resurgence of visibility these days, thanks to a new film by Sofia Coppola, "Somewhere."
at the Chateau Marmont, bringing even more notoriety to the place
by riding their motorcycles down the hallways.