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Bob Siler

THE BOGART TOUR: HIS RESIDENCES, HANGOUTS, AND OTHER NOTABLE ADDRESSES THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE -1899-1957

PART ONE
1899 - 1934
new york
sloans maternity hospital
59th street and 9th avenue - midtown manhatan
humphrey deforest bogart was born here on december 25, 1899

1898 - 1925
245 west 103rd street
the bogart family home
dr. belmont deforest and maude humphrey bogart, the parents of the future movie star, bought this four - story brownstone with bay windows, a year before the birth of their only son. the first floor was the parlor and dr. bogart's office. it had mahogany paneled walls and green carpet. the third floor was maude's art studio and nursery. the fourth floor was the bedrooms. on the roof was dr. bogart's pidgeon coops. the house was filled with tapestries, urns, carved ceilings, rubber plants, classical statues holding light fixtures with alabaster shades and oriental rugs that covered the floors. across the street was the hotel marseilles. this elegent old residential hotel is best known for being the permanent home of sara delano roosevelt, mother of future united states president, franklin d. roosevelt.

1925 - 1931
79 east 56th street
the bogart family home

1931
tudor city - new york's east side (east 40s)
belmont and maude lived in this apartment building in seperate rooms.

1932 - 1934
25 prospect place - university heights - bronx, new york
(across from the harlem river)
dr. bogart's office

august 1899 - september 1916
seneca point
the bogart family summer home on lake canandaigua, near rochester, in the finger lakes. dr. bogart bought the old lake front property from the widow of a wealthy brewer. maude was five months pregnant with humphrey. the house was christianed "willow brook". the fifty - five acres included a working farm, ice house, stretches on manicured lawns and a dock with a sailboat. the house had been built in 1871.

bogart attended the following schools

delancey school
From first through fourth grade

1909 - 1917
139 west 91st street
(between columbus and amesterdam avenues)
trinity school
From fifth through eleventh grade

SEPTEMBER 1917 - MAY 1918
PHILLIPS ACADEMY - ANDOVER, MASS.
His room was in Number Five - Taylor Hall. Perhaps it was Andover's reputation of encouraging†students to attend military friendly colleges that led to Bogie's decision to join the service.

1918
NAVAL RESERVE TRAINING STATION
PELHAM BAY, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
Bogart took his Navy Basic Training here.
He was Seaman Number 1123062.
He was discharged from the service on June 18, 1919.

1925
WAVERLY PLACE -GREENWICH VILLAGE
KENNETH MACKENNA
MacKenna was a friend of Bogart's and had an apartment here in 1925. Bogart spent alot of time here. In 1938 MacKenna married Bogart's second wife, Mary Phillips.

RIVERSIDE DRIVE - MANHATTAN
WILLIAM A. BRADY SR. AND GRACE GEORGE
The producer and his actress wife lived here. Their house was nine blocks away from the Bogart house in the early twenties.

WEST 48th STREET
THE PLAYHOUSE
Owned by William A. Brady Sr.

1926
52 GRAMERCY PARK PLACE - NEW YORK CITY
THE GRAMERCY PARK HOTEL
The parents of actress Helen Menken lived here. On May 20, 1926 Bogart and Helen were married in her parents apartment.It was his first marriage. (On May 21, 1952, actor John Garfield died in the apartment of Iris Whitney in this building)

43 EAST 25th STREET - NEW YORK CITY
HELEN MENKEN
Bogart and Helen lived here in her apartment before, during and after their marriage. They were divorced on November 18, 1927.

1928
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
April 13 - Bogart married› actress Mary Phillips (25) here at her mothers house. She became wife number two.

SUMMER 1928
FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT
Bogart and Mary lived in a country house here.

1932 - 1933
434 EAST 52nd STREET (Near the East River)
Bogart and Mary lived in this shabby apartment. In 1933 he moved to Los Angeles and never lived in New York again.

1934
THE HOSPITAL FOR THE RUPTURED AND CRIPPLED
On September 8, 1934 Dr. Belmont DeForest Bogart died here with his son holding at his side holding his hand.

FILM STUDIOS

WILLIAM A. BRADY PICTURE PLAYS, INC.
(Distributed by Famous Players - Lasky)
"LIFE" (1920)
He appeared in his first film in an uncredited bit part. It starred Nita Naldi.

PARAMOUNT
"THE DANCING TOWN" (1928)
Filmed at Paramount's New York studio.

THE VITAGRAPH CORPORATION - BROOKLYN
"BROADWAY'S LIKE THAT" (1930)

ALL - STAR PICTURES
"MIDNIGHT" (1934)

FAVORITE NEW YORK CITY HANGOUTS
CLUB 21

WEST 40th STREET
BLEEK'S ARTIST'S AND WRITER'S

3rd AVENUE
TIM O'CONNOR'S

PART TWO
1930 - 1957
THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS

1930 - 1931
6200 FRANKLIN AVENUE - HOLLYWOOD
THE HOLLYWOOD TOWERS
Bogart stayed here on his first trip to Hollywood

NW CORNER OF HOLLYWOOD AND HIGHLAND BLVDS - HOLLYWOOD
THE HOLLYWOODLAND APARTMENTS
He may have also stayed here during his first trip to Hollywood.

1932 - 1933
5930 FRANKLIN AVENUE - HOLLYWOOD
THE CHATEAU ELYSEE
He stayed in a modest apartment on his second trip.

1935 - 1944
8152 SUNSET BLVD - WEST HOLLYWOOD
THE GARDEN OF ALLAH
›› He and Mary moved into a bungalow here in September 1935. Their neighbor was writer Robert Benchley, who lived in Bungalow 20. When Mary returned to New York Bogart remained in Hollywood. He moved into a half bungalow for which he paid $300 a month. It had a small, pleasent parlor, bedroom and bath. This was his third and final visit to Hollywood. This time Humphrey Bogart was here to stay. In 1944, during his affair with Lauren Bacall and for a few months after their marriage, the stayed here in Villa 8. He moved out of his home with Mayo and into Villa 8.

››› The Garden Of Allah was built in 1921 as the residence of silent movie star Alla Nazimova. It had two - story bungalows surrounding the swimming pool, which was shaped like the Black Sea, to remind her of her birthplace in Yatta.

JULY 1936 - 1937 / 1938
HORN AVENUE - HOLLYWOOD
Bogart and Mary rented a small adobe house that had been built around 1927. After Mary went back to New York, Mayo Methot here stayed with him. Bogart and Mary Phillips were divorced on June 21, 1937.

1938
STONE CANYON ROAD - BEVERLY HILLS
MEL AND MARY BAKER
On August 20, 1938 Bogey and Mayo were married here. Mary Baker was his agent.

1938 - 1942
8787 SHOREHAM DRIVE - HOLLYWOOD
Bogey and Mayo lived here for the first few years of their marriage.

JANUARY 1942 - 1945
1210 HORN AVENUE - HOLLYWOOD
››› The "Battling Bogart's" moved into this house in January 1942. Since his nickname for Mayo was Sluggy, he named their home "SLUGGY HOLLOW". They lived here throughout their turrbulent marriage. They were divorced on May 10, 1945. The Bogart's neighbors were writer Anita Loos, John Garfield and C. Aubrey Smith.

8221 SUNSET BLVD - WEST HOLLYWOOD
THE CHATEAU MARMONT
MAUDE HUMPHREY BOGART
››› Bogey moved his mother from New York to Hollywood and set her up in an apartment here. She was living here at the time of her death in 1940.

1943
275 SOUTH REEVES DRIVE - BEVERLY HILLS
LAUREN BACALL
››› In May of 1943 she was living here with her mother at the time she started dating Bogart.

Bogart and Bacall were married on May 21, 1945 on Louis Bromfield's 'Malabar Farm" in Lucas, Ohio.

1945 - 1946
KINGS ROAD - BEVERLY HILLS (Above Sunset Blvd)
››› Bogart and Bacall moved here after getting married. It was a completely furnished "moderm house" that was built on three levels and had a patio with a wonderful view and an awning - shaped deck that overlooked West Hollywood. The house had no land and was too close to the neighbors. Bacall wanted a larger house and went hunting for one.

1946 - 1951
2707 BENEDICT CANYON ROAD - BEVERLY HILLS
"HEDGEROW FARM"
››› This ranch - style house was owned by Hedy LaMarr and John Loder. They called it "Hedgerow Farm". It was up a long driveway near the top of the canyon and hidden from public view. The Bogart's rented it from LaMarr and moved into the single level home with eight rooms in April 1946.
››› The L - shaped ranch house with the shuttered windows sat on six and a half acres of land and had a wide front lawn and picket fence, swimming pool, tennis court and coops for ducks and chickens.
››› Bogey's den was decorated with plaid wallpaper and pictures of Bacall. The house was remote and isolated. It was furnished with a frigidare, stove, washing machine and other items not available due to the war. Bacall got rid of most of the furniture, which had been early American style and redecorated. One of her first purchases was a 7 x 6 1/2 size bed which was custom built. The living room was paneled in walnut and had a fireplace that was surrounded by a carved English mantel place.
››› The backyard stretched out to a garden, swimming pool and spreading shade trees and was enclosed by a picket fence. There were fourteen chickens and eight ducks.
››› There was a seperate for the help over the garage.
››› After the Bogart's moved out in 1951, British actor Robert Newton moved in and lived here until his death in 1956. In the 1980s Cher lived here.

JUNE 1952 - 1958
232 SOUTH MAPLETON DRIVE - HOLMBY HILLS - BEVERLY HILLS
››› The Bogart's paid $165,000 to $170,000 for this fourteen room, two - story, white French colonial mansion. The white brick structure was almost hidden from the street by heavy foliage, looking much like a forest glade. Behind the main house, which had a four car garage was the swimming pool, patio and tennis court.
››› In the children's area was a slide, jungle gym, ect. The lawns were well cared for and the back lawn sloped down to the pool.
››› The living room was the size of a tennis court. Their bedroom suite was on the second floor. It had a bedroom and dressing room, all decorated in Bacall's favorite shade of blue. The curtains were white with blue fringe, the bed sheets were blue silk with blue pillows and comforters. Their initial's "B & B" were on all of their towels in both of theirs and the guest's bathrooms. On January 14, 1957 at 2.10 A.M. Bogart died in his bedroom. Bacall sold the house in 1958. In later years director Ray Stark lived here.

PART THREE
FAVORITE HANGOUTS AND OTHER BOGART RELATED ADDRESSES

NEW! 8003 S.E. 28th AVENUE - PORTLAND, OREGON
MAYO METHOT
When Mayo left Los Angeles and moved back to Portland, she moved into the home of her mother, Evelyn Methot, at this address, and lived here until her death. She was interred in the Portland Mausoleum with her parents. The home no longer stands.

722 ROSELLI STREET - BURBANK
VERITA THOMPSON
She and Bogart carried on their longtime affair here at her house in the 40s and 50s.

6925 HOLLYWOOD BLVD - HOLLYWOOD
››››››› GRAUMAN'S CHINESE THEATER
August 21 1948 - Ceremony 77
Bogart put his hands and shoe prints in section 93. He called the shoes his "lucky Oxfords". The were the same shoes he wore in CASABLANCA and THE BIG SLEEP. At the time of the ceremony he was filming DEAD RECKONING on the Columbia lot in Hollywood. His cement slab says "SID, MAY YOU NEVER DIE TILL I KILL YOU"

RESTRUANTS AND BARS

ROMANOFF'S
Owned by Prince Michael Romanoff
1938 - 1952
326 NORTH RODEO DRIVE - BEVERLY HILLS
Bogart's booth was the first one on the left as you entered. Spencer Tracy had the next booth. Whenever Bogart ate lunch at Romanoff's he always ordered ham and eggs.

1952 - 1962
140 SOUTH RODEO DRIVE - BEVERLY HILLS

1936 - 1994
9039 BEVERLY BLVD - BEVERLY HILLS
CHASEN'S
Owned by one time actor, Dave Chasin. He borrowed $3500 from his friend, New Yorker editor Harold Ross, and opened Chasen's in 1936. When he died in 1973 his widow continued to run it. She sold it in 1994.

8221 SUNSET BLVD - WEST HOLLYWOOD
THE COCK "N" BULL
CHATEAU MARMONT

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1930 - 1931
FOX FILM CORPORATION
1407 WESTERN AVENUE - HOLLYWOOD

1931
UNIVERSAL PICTURES

1932, 1936 - 1948, 1950, 1951
WARNER BROTHERS
400 WARNER BLVD - BURBANK

1932, 1949 - 1956
COLUMBIA PICTURES
GOWER STREET - HOLLYWOOD

THE COLUMBIA RANCH (now the Burbank Studio Ranch)
Hollywood Way - Burbank

1954, 1955
PARAMOUNT
5451 MARATHON - HOLLYWOOD

1953
M.G.M
10202 WASHINGTON BLVD - CULVER CITY

1955
20TH CENTURY - FOX
10201 WEST PICO BLVD - CENTURY CITY

FINAL RESTING PLACES

THE SPCA MEMORIAL PARK PET CEMETERY
5068 NORTH OLD SCANDIA LANE - CALABASAS
Bogart's pet Cocker Spaniel is buried here.

FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK - GLENDALE
THE GARDEN OF MEMORY
Bogart's niche is in The Columbarium Of Eternal Light.
Dave Chasen is in Lawn Crypt 399

THE GREAT MAUSOLEUM
MAUDE HUMPHREY BOGART - PROTECTION COLUMBARIUM

KENNETH MACKENNA AND MARY PHILLIPS
IRIS COLUMBARIUM, NICHEN 27261

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