aStle in the Ky
You are cordially invited to join the crème de la crème of Prohibition Era Hollywood at the Art Deco penthouse of the notorious Mr. James Oviatt, the most renowned fashion connoisseur of his day. This decadent party in Oviatt's "Castle in the Sky" promises secret indulgences amidst a night of debauchery.
As you arrive, you'll be greeted by Mr. Oviatt's loyal staff, meticulously trained to anticipate and cater to his every desire. The air is sure to be charged with anticipation as whispers of hidden secrets and untold stories circulate among the glamorous attendees.
CASTLE IN THE SKY weaves together fiction and reality, taking inspiration from the lives of real-life characters who have left an indelible mark on the era. Our story invites you to embark on a journey through a world of opulence, provocation and intrigue, leaving the audience to question humanity’s moral compass and how to navigate one’s own fate.
The most famous rooftop penthouse in Los Angeles and one of its first, The Oviatt was the brainchild and longtime home of James Oviatt (1888-1974), co-founder of the West Coast’s most prestigious haberdashery, “Alexander & Oviatt” / “Oviatt’s”.
Sitting atop the legendary Oviatt Building and designed by interior architect Joseph L. Feil, the 1928 penthouse was L.A.'s first Art Deco residence. The custom-made furniture by Saddier et Fils, etched-glass windows by Gaetan Jeannin, and ceiling lights by Lalique were imported directly from Paris boasting the finest luxurious experience.
A Roaring ‘20s time capsule unlike anything in Los Angeles. It's a once in lifetime opportunity to enjoy the same space where James Oviatt’s Hollywood friends and industry titans once partied and imbibed, thumbing their noses at Prohibition.
Learn more about the Deco architectural style with the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.