Palms outside of Houdini House_Los Angeles
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Palms outside Houdini Mansion – Los Angeles” –  – Digital Art Prints

Travel photo shot taken with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II in Los Angeles, California, USA. Artist: Cris Orfescu – Digital Photography, Limited Edition fine art prints (giclee prints), archival inks on fine art paper, 13in x 19in (33cm x 47cm). All prints are hand-signed and numbered by the artist. Price: US$ 49, USA shipping: US$ 15. For large prints and alternative payment methods call (310) 397-2592 or email to If you order this digital print on a smartphone or a tablet, please scroll down after you hit the ‘Add to Cart’ button until you see the shopping cart on your screen.

Palms outside of Houdini House_Los Angeles-travel photographyPalms outside Houdini Mansion-Los Angeles

Houdini Mansion, originally built in 1918 is a 10-bedroom mansion in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles. Named also The Mansion, the house is famous for many bands who recorded their best titles. Although many say that Harry Houdini lived at The Mansion, no one has ever lived in The Mansion under the name Houdini. Corey Taylor, singer of the bands Stone Sour and Slipknot, in his book ‘A funny thing happened on the way to heaven’ describes his paranormal experiences in The Mansion while recording the Slipknot album Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses) in 2003.

It is rumored that the Houdini Mansion has been haunted since 1918, when the son of a furniture store owner pushed his lover from the balcony.

The mansion is actually built on the grounds of the old mansion that burned down in the late 1950s and wasn’t rebuilt until years later to be used as a recording arts studio. Also, during the recording of the Red Hot Chili Peppers: Blood Sugar Sex Magik, more unusual things occurred. The BSSM album art also features a photograph of a strange orb captured during a group photograph, which the band suggests might have been a spirit at the Houdini mansion.

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