W's Persian conquest


W's West Coast Editor Kevin West reports in the upcoming issue on what the magazine calls the Persian Conquest of Beverly Hills:

Three decades ago, in the wake of the Islamic Revolution, entire neighborhoods of Tehran’s moneyed Jewish community fled to Los Angeles. Now, having amassed American-style fortunes and political clout, the Persians of Beverly Hills are living the ultimate California dream.

The story opens with Sam Nazarian and the Larry Sultan photo that illustrates the piece is from Nazarian’s SLS Hotel.

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