The House of Davids at Youngwood Court Will NOT Be Decked Out For Christmas This Year
No, it is not beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And it will not feel like Christmas in Los Angeles this year, because the House of Davids is now just another nice enough home in Hancock Park.
Sure, R&B singer Norwood Young is still singing and generally keeping up his fabulous existence inside his home in Hancock Park (on T-day he let his Facebook friends know he was thawing out a turkey in his sauna: "I think the sauna will makes the juices [juicier] and the tender meat 'tender-er' LOL!!"). But it isn't the same on the outside of his 3rd Street home, where the row of Davids that pissed off neighbors (and impressed the rest of us) has been taken down after a decade. Young put his home on the market for $2.1 million this summer — although recently Curbed LA said its asking price had dropped to $1.595 million.
For years, Youngwood Court has transformed into the snowy white Norrywood every Christmas, and even the Davids would get into the spirit of the season with Santa hats. (Here's a sample of Norrywoods past: 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007 2008, 2009, 2010.)
Last year Young put up a video of what would become the last transformation into Norrywood. In the video, he explains in typical Youngian fashion why he put the Davids up: "People always ask me, 'Why the David statues?' My first response to that is...'Why not?'"
On his Facebook page, Young said he has the keys to a new home in Beverly Hills this year, and a commenter suggested: "Now you can do it bigger in Beverly Hills - a true legend !"
Guess what our Christmas wish is this year?