3. So many people waited for celebrities outside the ballrooms, they had to hire a man to get rid of pesky hangers-on

Biltmore Hotel opening party 1923 Downtown LA Untapped Cities

Upstairs, the Galleria Reale is 350 feet long and was the entrance to all the ballrooms. Originally, the long hallway was lined with benches and ferns. So many people waited around hoping to meet celebs that the hotel had to hire a man who would discreetly hand a business card to anyone who loitered for more than twenty minutes letting them know they had overstayed their welcome.