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Modernist Style 1904-present
15057 photos
The International style or architecture emerged in the 1920s as a desire to break with tradition and design simple, unadorned buildings. One of the best known and earliest examples of the style can...

Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture
24842 photos
It has been my favorite pastime the last decade or so to travel around the great city I call home, searching for the interesting aspects of our built environment. My favorite and indispensable...

Architecture 2000+
4086 photos

Raphael Soriano (1904-1988)
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Raphael Soriano, a native of Rhodes, came to Los Angeles in 1924. After graduating from the USC School of Architecture, he began his apprenticeship in architecture working for Rudolph Schindler and...

The Architecture of Los Feliz
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Donna and I packed our bags and moved from Silver Lake to Los Feliz in November 2007. We were fortunate to relocate to a fantastic old Spanish Revival house, "La Casa Contenta" formerly...


Buff, Straub, Smith & Hensman Architects
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Architects Conrad Buff and Donald Hensman began their careers as architects out of a friendship forged while both were students at the University of Southern California School of Architecture. The...

Spanish & Mediterranean Architecture
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Ray Kappe, Architect
438 photos
Ray Kappe (1927-2019) was an American architect and educator. In 1972, he resigned his position as Founding Chair of the Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona...

John Lautner Modernist Architect 1911-1994
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John Edward Lautner (16 July 1911 – 24 October 1994) was an American architect. Following an apprenticeship in the mid-1930s with the Taliesin Fellowship led by Frank Lloyd Wright, Lautner opened...

Thom Mayne (Morphosis)
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Architect Thom Mayne helped found the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), where he is a trustee and the coordinator of the Design of Cities postgraduate program. He has held...


Rodney Walker Design
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Rodney Walker (1910–1986) was a midcentury modern designer and builder who specialized in residential architecture in the Southern California area. He contributed three designs to Arts &...

Gensler Architects
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Edward Killingsworth FAIA (1917-2004)
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Architect Edward Killingsworth FAIA (1917–2004) is best known as a participant in Arts & Architecture's Case Study program designing and building Case Study House #25, "The Frank...

Paul R. Williams, Architect 1894-1980
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Paul Revere Williams, often referred to as the "Architect of the Stars" was the first certified architect of African American descent practicing in the western United States. He attended...

Architect Unknown
2480 photos
In my travels and at home, it never ceases to amaze me how many beautiful buildings there are for which we have no idea who was responsible for their design. It is perhaps more understandable for...


Paul McClean, McClean Design
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Paul McClean trained as an architect in Ireland and founded McClean Design in 2000. Over the last fifteen years, MCCLEAN DESIGN has grown into one of the leading contemporary residential design firms...

Brett Woods & Joe Dangaran Architects
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Los Angeles Churches, Temples, Mosques & Other...
587 photos

Albert Frey Architect
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Silver Lake Architecture
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The architecture of Silver Lake developed hand-in-hand with the film industry. Like a mighty wave, the creative individuals captivated by the magic of Hollywood were drawn by the thousands to...


César Pelli (1929-2019)
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César Pelli was an Argentine-American architect who designed some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. The American Institute of Architects named him one of the ten most...

Fung + Blatt Architects
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Harry Gesner Architecture
103 photos
Architect Harry Harmer Gesner was born on April 28, 1925. He served in three separate branches of the army during World War II. First the 10th light division ski-troop and mountain climbing company....

Thornton M. Abell, Architect 1906-1984
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Thornton Abell graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in architecture, and worked for the well-known firm Marsh, Smith & Powell throughout the 1930s. During the 1940s...

Frederick Fisher & Partners Architects
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Krisel & Palmer, A.I.A. Architects
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Architect William Krisel (November 14, 1924 – June 5, 2017) was best known for his pioneer designs of mid-century residential architecture. With partner Dan Saxon Palmer (July 5 1920-December 22,...

Donald Wexler 1926-2015
290 photos
Donald Allen Wexler was one of the most influential Mid-Century modern architects that literally put Palm Springs modern architecture on the map Wexler was born on January 23, 1926 in Sioux Falls,...

Richard Lee Dorman, Architect (1922-2010)
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Richard Dorman (November 27, 1922 – April 3, 2010) was a mid-century modern architect known for his residential and commercial work in Southern California. He was born and raised in Los Angeles....

Hugh Michael Kaptur, Architect (1931-)
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Kaptur was born in Detroit MI where his father was a designer in the Packard and General Motors studios. He studied architecture at the Lawrence Institute of Technology. He joined the Marines and...

Barry A. Berkus Architecture (1935-2012)
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Barry Berkus was born on November 25, 1935 in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from John Muir High School in Pasadena. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated...


Tom Marble, Marbletecture Architecture
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After earning architecture degrees from UC Berkeley and Yale, Tom Marble went on to design for the firms SOM and Morphosis, Rios Associates and The Irvine Company. He started his own firm,...

Robert Thibodeau du Architects
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Design Universal was established in 1995 to fill a need for affordable, high quality, contemporary architectural and design services. DU is a husband and wife architectural and design team working on...

Marmol Radziner Design-Build
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Marmol Radziner is a design-build practice based in Los Angeles that was founded in 1989 by American architects Leo Marmol, FAIA, and Ron Radziner, FAIA. Specializing in residential, commercial,...

SIA Architectural Design
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Norwood & DeLonge AIA Architects
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Sumner Spaulding
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Architect Sumner Spaulding (1892-1952) is best known for designing the Harold Lloyd Estate, a.k.a. Greenacres, in Beverly Hills, California, the Catalina Casino in Avalon on Santa Catalina Island,...

Tag Front Architects
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Mehdi Rafaty and Mandi Rafaty established Tag Front in 1989. The firm relocated from Orange County to Los Angeles in 1999 to accommodate well known restaurant clients and has continued to expand...

Whipple Russell Architects
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Irving Gill Architect
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Robert D. Farquhar 1872-1967
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Robert David Farquhar was a California architect c.1905 - 1940. Born in Brooklyn, New York on February 23, 1872, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard before enrolling at MIT, where he...


Robert Skinner AIA
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Harry B. Aarens Architecture
28 photos

James DeLong Architecture
26 photos

Antoine Predock Architect
21 photos

Richard Neutra
194 photos


John Galbraith AIA
34 photos

Michael Maltzan Architecture
29 photos
Michael Maltzan is the principal architect at Michael Maltzan Architecture (MMA), a Los Angeles-based architecture firm. He received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University and both a...

Zoltan Pali, Studio Pali Fekete
148 photos

Brooks + Scarpa
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Brooks + Scarpa (originally Pugh + Scarpa) is an American architectural firm based in Los Angeles, California, and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Angela Brooks and Lawrence Scarpa are the recipients...

Rex Lotery Architect 1930-2007
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Rex Lotery (August 19, 1930 – January 31, 2007) was an architect who combined architecture, urban design and consensus planning in his designs. He was born outside London, England on August 19,...


John Gougeon 1931-2020
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Architect John Andre Gougeon was born on July.13, 1931. After attending Pasadena City College he transferred to the University of Southern California where he studied under Conrad Buff, Calvin...

Carl Maston Architect (1915-1992)
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Carl L. Maston (born Carl Mastopietro, June 17, 1915 – May 31, 1992) was an influential Los Angeles mid-century modern architect. Maston designed more than 100 buildings, including private...

Smith & Williams Architects
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Whitney Rowland Smith and Wayne Richard Williams were partners in the firm Smith & Williams. Between 1946 and 1973,the partners designed more than 800 projects, from residential, commercial, and...

Electric Bowery Ltd. est.2013
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The architectural firm Electric Bowery was founded in 2013 by Cayley Lambur and Lucia Bartholomew, who met when they were part of Gehry Partners in Los Angeles. Projects include single-family and...

Gabbay Architects
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Brian Murphy, BAM Architecture
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Alexander Calder (1898-1976)
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Alexander Calder was an American sculptor known for his innovative mobiles that embrace chance in their aesthetic, his static "stabiles", and his monumental public sculptures. He preferred...

Rios Clemente Hale Studios
20 photos
Los Angeles-based architecture, urbanism, and landscape design practice Rios Clementi Hale Studios (RCH Studios) has changed its name to RIOS following the recent departure of two of its namesake...

Belzberg Architects
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Hagy Belzberg, FAIA, OAA, is an American architect based in Santa Monica, California. He is the founding partner of the architecture and interior design firm Belzberg Architects. Belzberg was born...

Gibbs & Gibbs Architects
10 photos


Paul Sterling Hoag 1913-2003
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Paul Sterling Hoag was born in Spokane, Washington in 1913. He graduated from Stanford with a degree in architecture in 1934. Between 1945-1946, Hoag worked as a draftsman for Richard Neutra. From...

Byram Architects
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Pasadena based architect John Byram has over 25 years of architectural design, production, and construction administration experience. He is a member of the National Council of Architectural...

David Ming-Li Lowe 1932-2013
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David Ming-Li Lowe ’54, September 24, 2013, in Los Angeles, California. Born in Shanghai to a father who was a foreign-service officer for the Chinese Nationalist Party, the Kuomingtang, and a...

William R. Stephenson Architect
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In a career spanning five decades in Southern California, Stephenson designed homes for a number of Hollywood’s leading figures of the 1950s, including director King Vidor; actress Laraine Day;...

Charles W. Wong Architect 1929-2019
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Mid-Century Modernist architect Charles W. Wong, immigrated in the 1930s from China settling in Los Angeles and later graduating from Polytechnic High School in 1946 and from the University of...


Miller Yee Fong Architect
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HGA Architects
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Josef Van der Kar (1906-2002)
65 photos
Josef Van der Kar (1906-2002) was a second-generation modernist architect. For ten years he taught architecture at Pennsylvania State, but prior to that he had lived in Los Angeles, and he returned...

Vladimir Tomalevski, L+V Architects
28 photos
Founded in 1989, by the firm’s partners Luba and Vladimir Tomalevski, L+V architects Inc. objective has been to transform the needs and aspiration of our clients into engaging built...

tBP/Architecture
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Glen Small Architecture
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Eugene Weston Architect
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Modernist architect Eugene Weston III was in his early 30s when he declared that “the house is the last of the handcrafted objects” in an industrial age. The year was 1956, and he argued in The...

Stan Sackley AIA Architecture
13 photos

Elmer Grey, Architect (1872-1963)
95 photos
Elmer Grey designed many Southern California landmarks, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Huntington Art Gallery, the Pasadena Playhouse and Wattles Mansion. He was also an accomplished painter;...

AECOM Architects
21 photos
AECOM is an American worldwide provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and...


Walter S. White Architect 1917-2002
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White was born in San Bernadino CA. He worked for six months in 1937 for Harwell Hamilton Harris followed by an eight month term in Rudolf Schindler's Los Angeles office during 1937-1938. After...

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
17 photos

Dan Saxon Palmer 1920-2006
67 photos
Daniel Saxon Wiesinger Palmer was born July 5, 1920 in Budapest, Hungary. His father was Armand Wiesinger (1885-1957). His mother was Bella Mihaly (1896). He changed his last name to...

Koning Eizenberg Architecture
25 photos

Lee & Mundwiler Architects
19 photos


Allen and Lutzi, Architects
24 photos
William Allen, William George Lutzi

Dion Neutra 1926-2019
67 photos
Perhaps the name, “Neutra” stirs up more than any other, the images of Modernist Architecture. Son and partner to his late, great father, Richard Neutra, Dion grew up in the household with his...

Harold Barnard Zook Architect
30 photos
Harold Barnard Zook was the son of Chicago architect Roscoe Harold Zook, who followed in his father's footsteps, becoming an architect in Southern California after graduating from Cornell University...

Langdon & Wilson Architects
24 photos

Richard Landry, Landry Design Group
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Richard Landry is a Canadian-born American architect. Known as the "King of the Megamansion," he has designed many private residences for corporate moguls and celebrities in Los Angeles,...


Lehrer Architecture
27 photos
I first met architect Michael Lehrer at his Silver Lake office on March 5, 2010. My scribbled notations on our interview barely readable, I found it difficult to be taking notes while enraptured with...

Robert Kennard Architect
23 photos

Franklin D. Israel Architect (1945-1996)
59 photos
Architect Franklin David Israel was born in Brooklyn, New York on (born December 2, 1945. He is best known for his designs for private residences and offices for film production companies in Los...

MAK Center Architecture Tour 2022/Silver Lake +...
42 photos
On Sunday, December 18, 2022, Donna and I participated in the MAK Center Architecture Tour/2022, touring the Olver, Walker, Southhall and Wilson Houses. Although we were not allowed to photograph...

David Rich, Architect
35 photos


Christopher Payne, FIN Architecture
35 photos

The American Civil War (1861-1865)
46 photos
The American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 26, 1865 was a civil war fought between the Union "the North" and the Confederacy "the South", the latter formed by states that had...

Val Powelson Architect
17 photos

Frederick E. Emmons Architect
627 photos
Frederick Earl Emmons (December 19, 1907 - August 23, 1999) was a distinguished Modernist architect, designing many residential properties with partner A. Quincy Jones, including tract houses...

Hodgetts + Fung Design
26 photos


Robert A.M. Stern Architects
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Robert Arthur Morton Stern, usually credited as Robert A. M. Stern (born May 23, 1939), is a New York based architect, professor, and author. He is the founding partner of the architecture firm,...

Lorcan O'Herlihy Architecture
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Saul H. Brown Architecture
7 photos

Hideo Matsunaga Architecture
32 photos
Hideo Arthur Matsunaga, May 18, 1924 - October 31, 2020 was the third of four sons of Gunda and Sueno Matsunaga. He graduated from the USC School of Architecture in 1953 and went to work for George...

Martin Stern Jr. Architect (1917-2001)
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Martin Stern Jr. (April 9, 1917 - July 28, 2001) was an American architect who was most widely known for his large scale designs and structures in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is credited with originating...


Maison by PGB Architecture
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Rebecca L. Binder Architect
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Architect Rebecca L. Binder established R. L. Binder FAIA Architects, LLP, in 1979, in Playa del Rey in 1990, She was named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Her work has received...

Carli & Spak Architects
14 photos

Richard Kearney AIA
20 photos

John Porter Clark Architect 1905-1991
51 photos
Architect John Porter Clark was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on August 14, 1905. Moving with his family to Southern California in1920, he worked part time for Marston, Van Pelt and Mayberry in Pasadena,...


Bernard Zimmerman Architecture
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Glen Irani Architecture
38 photos
In a world where style and fashion so often trump substance and longevity, Glen Irani Architects has created an uncompromising repertoire of custom residential and commercial projects while...

Moorish Revival Architecture
116 photos
Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake of Romanticist Orientalism. It reached the...

Ben Wiseman Architect
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Little is known (so far) of architect Ben Wiseman. He was married to Lilian S. Wiseman, a dietician; in 1940, he lived with his wife at 1270 North Flores Street. By 1942 they had moved to 2530...

Percy Parke "P.P." Lewis (1885-1962)
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Architect P.P. Lewis (1885-1962) was born in Pennsylvania in 1885, Percy He married Ruth Augusta Lewis in Omaha, Nebraska in 1917.During the height of his career, he was prolific in the Westwood area...


Judson Wright Pittam, AIA 1923-2013
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As an Air Force pilot in WWII, Judson Pittam saw the historic buildings of Europe and fell in love with architecture. As soon as he returned to the USA, he enrolled in the USC School of Architecture,...

William S. Beckett Architect
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Edward H. Fickett Tract Houses
48 photos
Architect Edward H. Fickett was known as one of the most active proponents of prefabricated affordable housing for which eh designed more than 60,000 homes known as “Fickett Houses". Here are...

Krisel-Shapiro & Associates
8 photos

Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
2012 photos
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments are sites which have been designated by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission as worthy of preservation based on architectural, historic and cultural...


Oakley L. Norton Architecture
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Oakley Latimer Norton first came to Eagle Rock, California in 1952 when he enrolled at Occidental College as a freshman. Over the next four decades, Oakley L. Norton left a unique mark on the...

Kazumi Adachi Architect
6 photos

Robert D. Jones Architect
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Architect Robert D. Jones was born in Ohio in 1878. For most of his career he was associated with Sanson M. Cooper, the "pioneer builder", credited with building hundreds of homes in...

Edla Muir Architect (1906-1971)
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Edla Muir (January 23, 1906 – November 5, 1971) was best known for designing residences in Southern California. Sh focused on designing modern private homes, especially for clients in Malibu,...

Edward Richard Lind, Architect
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Joseph Kucera Architect
19 photos

Arlos R. Sedgely Architecture
4 photos

Charles R. Spink Architecture
6 photos

The Art & Architecture of Cemeteries
175 photos

Abraham Shapiro & Associates Architects
44 photos


Sidney Eisenshtat (1914-2005)
17 photos
Architect Sidney Eisenshtat (June 6, 1914 – March 1, 2005) was best known for his synagogues and Jewish academic buildings. Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills was his first major religious...

William Cody (1916-1978)
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William Francis Cody (June 19, 1916 – August 29, 1978) was an influential desert modern architect working primarily in the Coachella Valleys during the height of the Modernist Movement. His...

Joncich, Lusby & Associates Architects
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Andrew Joncich and William Lusby, Joncich, Lusby & Associates were an architecture firm based in San Pedro, California. I recently became acquainted with the firm through Mark Traughber, nephew...

Raphael Nicolais Architecture
18 photos

Tomaro Architecture
22 photos


Paul J. Duncan Architect
13 photos

George Washington Smith (1876-1930)
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George Washington Smith (February 22, 1876 – March 16, 1930) was an architect and painter known particularly for his work around Santa Barbara, California, and for popularizing the Spanish Colonial...

William Hefner Architect
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Jacob Tracht Architect
36 photos

Ralph S. Loring Architecture
13 photos


HMC Architects
18 photos

Armet Davis Newlove Architects
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Armet Davis Newlove Architects, formerly Armét & Davis, is a Californian architectural firm known for working in the Googie architecture style that marks many distinctive coffee shops and...

Kenneth Lind, Architect 1909-1975
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Architect Kenneth Nels Lind graduated from the University of Illinois in 1934. His professional career began in 1930 as an employee for the W. Nels Lind Construction Company followed by Partner,...

Donald G. Park Architect 1927-2020
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Donald Gene Park, 1927-2020.

Urban Thomas 'Jack' Olerich (1889-1952)
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Architect Urban Thomas 'Jack' Olerich was born in Breda, Iowa on May 22, 1889. He moved with his parents Anton and Rufina Mary Keffeler Olerich to Los Angeles and by 1910 he was working along with...


Urban Forms Architecture
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Max Starkman & Associates Architects
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John Pugsley Architect
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Philip Brinkerhoff Architecture
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Milton R. Sutton Architect
20 photos


Charles Benton Kinsley (1879-1938)
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Architect Charles Benton Kinsley was born in Wisconsin on March 27, 1879, the son of John Francis Kingsley and Elizabeth Catherine Sharpe Kinsley. He married Mabelle P. Leahy on July 25, 1906 in...

Witmer & Watson Architects
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Architects Louis Abbott Dean, Benjamin Parker, Loyall Farragut Watson and David Julius Witmer joined hands in 1922 and operated as Witmer & Watson. Among their artistic achievements are included...

Earl C. Rahn Architect
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Kurt Meyer-Radon Architecture
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Swiss-born architect Kurt Meyer, designed numerous commercial buildings in Los Angeles noted for their Mid-Century style.Mr. Meyer got involved with several civic organizations and was appointed by...

David Randall Hertz Architecture
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Michael Ferguson, Space International
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Merle A. Roussellot AIA
27 photos

George J. Webster (1868-1945)
5 photos
Very little is known about George J. Webster (1868-1945) except that he left a legacy of 30 or more exqui-site Craftsman-style residences built between 1906 and 1918 in or near Altadena

Clive Wilkinson Architecture
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Walter Sidney Orme 1887-1950
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Jack B. Ouzounian Architect
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Leon Caryl Brockway, Architect (1870-1930_
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Leon C. Brockway was born in Vermont in September 1876. By 1900 Brockway had settled in Pasadena. After working as a draftsman, he soon established an architecture practice and built homes in the...

Arthur and Nina Zwebell Architects
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Arthur B. Zwebell (September 27, 1891 – January 29, 1973) and Nina L. Zwebell (January 5, 1895 - March 11, 1976), formerly Nina Jacobson, were a husband and wife architectural team known for their...

Samuel Tilden Norton
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Samuel Tilden Norton (January 21, 1877 – February 16, 1959), or S. Tilden Norton as he was known professionally, was a Los Angeles-based architect active in the first decades of the 20th century....

Jack H. Simison 1922-2009
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Architect Jack H. Simison designed many buildings and homes notably in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountain communities of Southern California. He designed the La Cañada Country Club, La...


Donald Perry Polsky Architecture
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Edmond J. Aiken, Luxury Home Builder
6 photos

Charles DuBois in Woodland Hills
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In the late 1950s and early 1960s, architect Charles DuBois designed a significant number of homes for tract developers. Here's a sampling.

Whiting Sather Thompson (1910-1985)
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Architect Whiting Sather Thompson was born in Los Angeles on October 8, 1910, the son of Whiting and Thea Thompson. He attended the University of Southern California School of Architecture where he...

Paul Kingsbury Architecture
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Gable & Wyant Architects
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The partnership of George Elmore Gable and C. Stanley Wyant produced many notable architectural works in Los Angeles in the 1920s including the 7th Street and Gladys Street Hotel (1924), Bard's West...

Brian Arthur Noteware Architect
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Peter K. Schabarum Architect 1891-1950
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Schabarum was born in La Dura, Sonora, Mexico on August 1, 1891 and lived in Mexico from 1891-1908. His father moved to Los Angeles, CA, in 1908 bringing his son. Peter, Jr., lived primarily in the...

Boris Marks Architecture
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Jack A. Charney Architect
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Jack A. Charney ( 7 October 1919 - 2002) attended the Art Center School where he studied architecture under Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra. In his public buildings, Charney was known for...


Julia Morgan, Architect
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John S. Butler Architect
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Henry Harwood Hewitt (1886-1926)
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Henry Harwood Hewitt (August 2, 1884 - January 29, 1926) was the architect of a number of important buildings and residences in Southern California. He was also a founding member and secretary for...

Leo F. Bachman Architect
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Wilt Chamberlin House, David Rich AIA 1972
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One of the benefits of being a realtor in Los Angeles is having the opportunity to visit some of Southern California's most iconic real estate. Such was the case yesterday when Donna and I visited...


Lido Sands in Newport Beach
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Lido Sands is a Newport Beach gated community designed by architects A. Quincy Jones in the late 1950s for developers Irving Jordan and Nels Severin.

Camarillo, California
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Oxford Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
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Oxford Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). The zone is located in central Los Angeles, about five miles west of downtown. The HPOZ is compose of one and two-and-a-half story single...

San Diego County Architecture
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Beautiful Santa Barbara
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Promoted as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a popular resort and tourist destination lying between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.


Melinda Gray Architecture
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GRAYmatter architecture is a design oriented architecture firm in Santa Monica with Linda Gray as Principal. Linda\ completed her Master of Architecture at UCLA Graduate School of Architecture and...

Hollywood Hills
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Cypress Grove
14 photos

Oxnard, California
26 photos

Wilton Place National Register Historic District
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Gramercy Place-St. Andrews Place Residential...
9 photos

Markham Place Historic District
69 photos

All About the Presidents
73 photos

Wilshire Vista West Historic District
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The Wilshire Vista West Historic District, composed entirely of multi-family residences, is located in the Mid-City neighborhood of central Los Angeles, approximately ten miles west of downtown Los...

Marguerita Lane Historic District
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The Marguerita Lane Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. Marguerita Lane is a narrow private street in the southern part of the Pasadena off South Marengo...


Lom Park Homes, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1959
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Quebec Canada
10 photos

Sunset Square HPOZ
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Bounded by Hollywood Blvd to the north, Vista Street to the east, Sunset Blvd to the south and Fairfax to the west, the Sunset Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) contains 348 parcels. ...

Westridge Park & Estates
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Beginning in 1957, George J. Heltzer began promoting Westridge Park & Estates as an affordable, upscale neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley. The development, built between 1057 and 1959,...

Remembering Tom LaBonge
89 photos
Tom LaBonge was our beloved city councilman representing Los Angeles'4th district. He was one of the most personable and approachable person you will ever meet. We had the pleasure of knowing him...


David C. Coleman Architect
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City of San Luis Obispo Historic Resources
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The designation of historic resources in City of San Luis Obispo is the responsibility of the city's Cultural Heritage Committee (CHC), a group with seven members appointed by the City Council. The...

The Beauty of Waterfalls
52 photos

Ventura County
136 photos
Ventura County is located in the southern part of the California immediately north of Los Angeles County. The largest city is Oxnard, and the county seat is the city of Ventura. Ventura County...

Palm Gardens, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1955
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Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Palm Gardens subdivision in 1955 for Nestor Home Builders and Queensbury Homes. The homes were built by Skyline Homes. Located in Granada...


Cheviot Hills
122 photos

City of Santa Barbara Historic Monuments
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The City of Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks consist of buildings and sites designated by the City of Santa Barbara, California, as historic landmarks. The city also maintains a list of Structures of...

Romania
25 photos

Laguna Beach, California
31 photos

The Caribbean Sea Countries
91 photos
The Caribbean Sea is located in the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by Mexico and Central America to the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles starting with Cuba, to the east by the Lesser...


San Luis Obispo
101 photos

Sint Marteen/Saint Martin
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Sint Maarten is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the It encompasses the southern 44% of the divided island of Saint Martin, while the northern 56% of the island constitutes the French overseas...

Wyoming, the Equality State
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Wyoming's nickname, the Equality State, stems from the state's early advancement of women's rights, some of which were established before its statehood. Wyoming was the first state to allow women to...

Alaska
14 photos

Pennsylvania, the Keystone State
80 photos


Minnesota, Land of 10,0000 Lakes
17 photos

South Carolina, The Palmetto State
23 photos

Washington, The Evergreen State
36 photos

Louisiana, the Pelican State
44 photos

Georgia, the Peach State
27 photos


Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Granada Estates, Edward H. Fickett 1953
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Architect Edward H. Fickett designed the Modernist style homes as part of the Granada Estates subdivision in 1953. Located in Granada Hills, California.

Doheny Estates
32 photos

Martinique
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Martinique is an island of the French Republic and part of the French (Antilles) West Indies, Martinique is located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea.

Little Ethiopia
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Little Ethiopia is located in the Mid-Wilshire District of Central Los Angeles. It is known for its collection of Ethiopian (Ethiopian American) and Eritrean (Eritrean American) restaurants, coffee...


Park Mesa Heights
7 photos

Japan
43 photos

Brookside
40 photos

Turkey
10 photos

Denmark
22 photos


Egypt
72 photos

Taiwan
9 photos

The Bird Streets
212 photos

Tierra Del Cerro, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1961
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Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed these Modernist style homes as part of Tierra Del Cerro, a planned community in San Diego, California developed by the Drogin Construction Company in...

Nova Scotia
26 photos
Nova Scotia is one of the three Maritime provinces and one of the four Atlantic provinces. Nova Scotia is Latin for "New Scotland".


Alabama, the Yellowhammer State
18 photos

New Brunswick, Canada
20 photos

Carthay, Los Angeles
74 photos
Carthay is a half-square-mile neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California. It contains Carthay Circle, Carthay Square and South Carthay. There are three Los Angeles Historic Preservation Overlay...

Hyde Park, Los Angeles, California
12 photos

Claremont Canyon Estates, William Krisel & Dan...
16 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style Claremont Canyon Estates subdivision for the Drogin Construction Company in 1961. Located in San Diego, California.


Mark Mack Architecture
35 photos

Scott Quintin Architect
9 photos

Point Loma Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer...
32 photos

San Luis Rey Estates, A. Quincy Jones & Frederick...
26 photos
In 1963, architects Frederick Emmons and A. Quincy Jones designed a subdivision of Modernist style homes in the San Luis Rey neighborhood of Oceanside, California for the Estates Oceanside Housing...

Oregon, The Beaver State
114 photos


Manitoba, Canada
10 photos

China
43 photos

Iceland
4 photos

Montana
25 photos

U.S. Virgin Islands
5 photos


Ohio, The Buckeye State
63 photos

Nevada, The Silver State
18 photos

Michigan: The Wolverine State
71 photos
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the upper Midwestern United States. It is bordered by Wisconsin to the southwest, the Canadian province of Ontario to the north and northeast, and the...

New Hampshire, The Granite State
35 photos

Colorado, the Centennial State
54 photos


Kansas, the Sunflower State
8 photos

Missouri: The Show-Me State
32 photos

Mississippi, the Magnolia State
25 photos

North Carolina, the Tar Heel State
68 photos

Tennessee: The Volunteer State
45 photos
Tennessee is the 36th-largest state in the United States by area and the 15th-most populous. It is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia,...


Virginia, the Old Dominion State
93 photos

Arizona, the Grand Canyon State
83 photos

Massachusetts, the Bay State
49 photos

Florida, the Sunshine State
83 photos
With a population of over 21 million, Florida is the third most populous state in the United States. The Miami metropolitan area, with a population of almost 6.2 million, is the most populous urban...

Indiana, the Hoosier State
15 photos


Madison Heights
103 photos

Maine: The Pine Tree State
20 photos

Maryland: The Old Line State
54 photos

Jack Chernoff Architect
16 photos

Delaware: The First State
5 photos


J. Frank Fitzgibbons Architecture
7 photos
J. Frank Fitzgibbons AIA received his architectural degree from the University of Michigan, and in his early years he worked for Marcel Breuer, Rimaldo Giurgola, and Richard Meier. Fitzgibbons began...

Kentucky, the Bluegrass State
21 photos

Charles E. Shattuck Architecture
8 photos

Michael W. Folonis Architecture
2 photos

Slovenia
4 photos


Iowa, the Hawkeye State
6 photos

Robert Hall Orr, Architect 1873-1964
9 photos

Richard Orme Spencer (1915-2000)
11 photos

Marlborough Palms, William Krisel & Dan Palmer...
15 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style Marlborough Palms subdivision located in Granada Hills, California. The tract was developed by Marlborough Homes for the Penrod...

El Centro-Indiana-Palm Historic District
8 photos


Lake Arrowhead
17 photos

Beverly Grove
5 photos

Cabrillo Village, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1957
9 photos
Architects Dan Palmer and William Krisel designed Cabrillo Village, a Modernist style subdivision in San Diego in 1957.

Herman C. Light Architecture
10 photos

Pacifica Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1963
31 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed these Modernist style house in 1963 as part of the Pacifica subdivision developed by Drogin Construction Company. Located in San Diego, California.


Sierra Madre Historic Landmarks
64 photos

Leimert Park
34 photos
Leimert Park is a neighborhood in the South Los Angeles developed in the 1920s as a mainly residential community. It features tree-lined streets and manicured lawns. The core of Leimert Park is...

La Jolla Crest, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1962
2 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed many Modernist style homes in the La Jolla Crest subdivision developed by the Dragon Construction Company in 1962. I hope to get more photos from...

University City, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1962
23 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style University City housing tract in the early 60s. Located in San Diego, California. U.C. Inc., the Federal Housing Authority and...

Armstrong Park Estates, William Krisel & Dan...
35 photos


Saint Croix
8 photos
Saint Croix is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. St. Croix is the...

Canoga Park
119 photos
Canoga Park is a bedroom community in the San Fernando Valley bordered by Woodland Hills, Chatsworth, West Hills and Winnetka. The neighborhood is ethnically diverse, with a 51% Latino, 31%...

North Hills
30 photos
North Hills, known previously as Sepulveda, is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of the City of Los Angeles. North Hills was originally part of an agricultural community known as...

Illinois, the Prairie State
51 photos

Doug Rucker Architecture
7 photos


Howard R. Lane Architecture
13 photos

Japanese Art & Architecture
7 photos

Los Feliz Beautiful
2516 photos

Trains, Planes & Automobiles
102 photos

Don Uhl Architecture
16 photos


Oceanside, California
37 photos

Aloysius F. Mantz Architect
12 photos

Waldo Adams Kirkpatrick Architecture
4 photos

Carthay Circle
72 photos

South Dakota, the Mount Rushmore State
13 photos
South Dakota is a state in the North Central region of the United States and part of the Great Plains. South Dakota is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux Native American tribes, who comprise a...


Vermont, The Green Mountain State
33 photos

New York, the Empire State
134 photos

Washington, D.C.
55 photos

Wisconsin
7 photos

Maurice H. Fleishman Architecture
8 photos
A practicing architect with an office in Beverly Hills, California until his "unofficial" retirement in 2002, Maury Fleishman was best known for his "mid century" modern style of...


U.S. National Parks
144 photos

Irwindale, California
3 photos

Carleton Lyle Burgess, Celebrity Builder 1900-1994
9 photos
Carleton Lyle Burgess was born in Ripon, Wisconsin on October 9, 1900. He attended Amherst and Standard University and served in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was a prominent...

Stockton, California
54 photos

Puerto Rico
11 photos


Frank Rasche Architecture
7 photos

Hawaii the Aloha State
54 photos

Whipple Russell Architects
2 photos

Columbia
10 photos

Alberta, Canada
7 photos


Glendora, California
102 photos

Preston S. Wright Architects
14 photos

El Monte, California
15 photos

Ontario, Canada
20 photos

Newton and Murray, Architects
11 photos
Robert Dennis Murray, Henry Carlton Newton


College Glen Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer...
28 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style College Glen Estates subdivision for the Drogin Construction Company in 1960. Located in San Diego, California.

Kenneth B. Worthen Architecture
10 photos

Paul Burkhard Architecture
9 photos

National Historic Site of Canada
12 photos

Norway
54 photos


George Frank Ligar Architecture
5 photos

Sweden, Det avlånga landet
29 photos

Edward P. Denzel, Beverly Hills Mayor & Developer...
6 photos
Edward Paul Denzel was a contractor and subdivider in Southern California for many years and one of the early developers of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. He served as Mayor of Beverly Hills from...

Light Houses
9 photos

Covered Bridges
25 photos
A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof, decking, and siding, which in most covered bridges create an almost complete enclosure. The purpose of the covering is to protect the wooden...


Kevin Daly Architects
14 photos
Kevin Daly Architects is an architectural practice based in Los Angeles and New York City. With a focus on craft, construction systems, and material research, our work interweaves innovation in...

Azusa, California
13 photos

Montecito Heights
7 photos

Bakersfield, California
10 photos

Port Hueneme
18 photos


Fullerton, California
41 photos

Robert Earl Architecture
22 photos

West Virginia, the Mountain State
29 photos

Howard Frank Architecture
2 photos

La Mirada, California
59 photos


Arkansas, The Natural State
14 photos

Belgium
38 photos

British Columbia
22 photos

Glendora Historic Landmarks
44 photos

Seal Beach, California
19 photos


Agua Dulce, CA
22 photos

Watts, California
89 photos

Dingbat
9 photos

Frederick Monhoff, American Architect, Artist &...
9 photos
Architect Frederick Monhoff was born in New York City to Emil Monhoff (1865-1922) and Maria Therese Kremer Monhoff (1864-1951). As a boy, Monhoff moved to Los Angeles with his family. He served in...

Yehuda Lavee Architecture
3 photos


Westchester, California
24 photos

Boyd Georgi Architecture
32 photos

Wales
21 photos

Lomita & Harbor City, California
44 photos, 1 video

Douglas W. Rucker, Architect
7 photos


Ivan Wells & Sons, Los Angeles Westside...
18 photos

Glenn Charles McAlister Architecture
12 photos
Glenn McAlister was born, 2 Nov 1873, to James T. & Ruth E. (Lovitt) McAlister.The McAlister family is of Scotch-Irish & immigrated to America in the Colonial days. Glenn was educated in...

Playa del Rey
45 photos

Santa Clarita Valley
32 photos

California Ranch Style
350 photos


The San Fernando Valley
5387 photos, 1 video
The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it. Home to 1.77...

Caves & Caverns
39 photos

Lebanon
5 photos

Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall (DMJM)
17 photos

Frank Lloyd Wright
34 photos
Uploaded from Windows "C:\Users\Michael\Desktop\Frank Lloyd Wright" on MICHAEL-PC


Koreatown
27 photos

Monterey Park, California
17 photos

Croatia
14 photos

Victoria Park
16 photos

Malibu, California
143 photos


Hong Kong
29 photos

Slovakia
2 photos

San Gabriel, California
26 photos

North University Park Historic District
14 photos

Lancaster, California
6 photos


Antelope Valley
21 photos

Rancho Mirage
32 photos

Robson Chambers Architect
6 photos

Louis Selden Architect
11 photos

Harvard Heights Historic District
4 photos


Gus Duffy Architecture
3 photos

The 90s turn 30
460 photos

South Serrano Avenue Historic District
6 photos

Palm Desert, California
32 photos

Parks & Recreation
241 photos, 1 video


James F Dickason Architecture
25 photos

Raymond J. Kieffer Architecture
14 photos

Covina, California
45 photos

Franklin Hills
8 photos

Stadiums, Arenas & Other Sports Venues
54 photos, 1 video


Sherwood Forest Subdivision, Whitney R. Smith &...
53 photos

David Freedman Architecture
34 photos

Frank A. Dubsky Architecture
18 photos

Jack & Bernie Meiselman: Palm Springs Builders
4 photos

Norwalk, California
2 photos


Century City
16 photos

Marina del Rey, California
61 photos

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2020
504 photos

Lakewood, California
26 photos

Anaheim, California
39 photos


Joy to the World: The Christmas Story
89 photos
Christmas is one of our favorite holidays of the year celebrated around the world primarily on December 23rd. Join with us in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Winnetka, California
25 photos

McShane Murnane, Project M Plus Architecture
32 photos
McShane Murnane is the Director of Architecture at Project M Plus Architecture since 2008, a multi-disciplinary studio holistically creating both two- and three-dimensional environments. The unique...

Scotland
32 photos

Max C. Drebin Architect
13 photos
Max Charles Drebin 1899-1984 was a prominent architect in the Southern California area. He was born in Michigan in April 1899 where his parents. Harry Drebin and Bertha Leiken emigrated to from...


Visiting the Yucatan Peninsula, November 12-18,...
371 photos, 2 videos

Won't You Be My Valentine?
5 photos

Iran
2 photos

Herbert Gordon Riesenberg Architecture
4 photos

Redondo Beach
16 photos


Linda Vista Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer...
35 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style home as part of the Linda Vista Estates subdivision for Drogin Construction Company in 1962. Located in San Diego, California.

Naples, California
13 photos

Manhattan Beach
58 photos

Ladera Heights
7 photos
Ladera Heights is an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County lying between Culver City to its west, Baldwin Hills to its north and Westchester to its south and southwest. In the 1960s and...

San Bernardino County
40 photos


West Covina, California
74 photos

La Puente, California
10 photos

William Mellenthin, Los Angeles Builder
36 photos

Alhambra, California
30 photos

History of Flight
32 photos


A Day with Sheila, Sharon & Donna in Hollywood
30 photos
The past week or so, Donna and I had the pleasure of hosting a "long lost" cousin, Sheila Bray Pratt, who came to visit us in Los Angeles along with Donna's sister Sharon Perry from...

Rea & Garstang Architects
2 photos
Alfred W. Rea and Charles E. Garstang established an architectural firm in Joplin, Missouri in 1901. The firm later relocated to Los Angeles sometime n the 1920s.

Fairmeadow
91 photos

Hit the Road, Jack!
74 photos
My Dad, John A. Locke, was an auto enthusiast; growing up in Glendale, California our driveway, garage and many of the neighbors garages were places dad kept his beloved collection of automobiles. ...

Garden Grove, California
43 photos


Finland/Suomi
7 photos

San Diego, California
34 photos

Croatia
14 photos

Court Houses
27 photos

State Capitols
56 photos


Ted Criley Jr. AIA
6 photos

Buena Park, California
45 photos

La Verne, California
12 photos

Downey, California
74 photos

Mexico
515 photos, 3 videos


New England
67 photos

Poland
4 photos

Ship Ahoy!
70 photos
My salute to the US Navy and other nautical subjects. Enjoy!

Palos Verdes Peninsula
181 photos

E. Stewart Williams
45 photos
Emerson Stewart Williams, FAIA (November 15, 1909 – September 10, 2005) was a prolific Palm Springs, California-based architect whose distinctive modernist buildings, in the Mid-century modern...


La Crescenta Highlands, Carl Maston 1953
27 photos
Architect Carl Maston designed the Modernist style La Crescenta Highlands subdivision in 1953 with Polkinghorn Construction Company as developer and Edgardo Contini as engineer. The development...

Alfred T. Wilkes Architect
43 photos

Reseda, California
53 photos

Czech Republic
15 photos

Granada Hills
64 photos


Cliff May Architecture
59 photos

Harold J. Bissner, Architect (1901-1988)
67 photos
I didn't know Harold Bissner personally but I heard my dad speaking of him often. As Chief Engineer of Van de Kamps Holland-Dutch Bakeries for more than 30 years, my dad, John A. Locke, was well...

F. Pierpont & Walter Davis, Architects (1884-1973)
36 photos
Francis Pierpont Davis (1884-1953) and Walter Swindell Davis (1887-1973) were the sons of a prominent Baltimore architect, Frank E. Davis. Together, they are remembered as the creators of the Los...

Palm Springs
1255 photos

Gerard R. Colcord (1900-1984)
41 photos
Known as "Hollywood's society architect", Gerard R. Colcord was born in St. Louis, Missouri on November 1, 1900. He designed over 300 residences and 100 residential remodels in California,...


2019 Palm Springs Modernism Week, February 14-24
435 photos
For the second year in a row, my wife Donna and I attended Palm Springs Modernism Week held February 14-24th. I was able to capture over 500 photos of the area's mid-century architecture, working as...

Laurel Canyon
4 photos

Thousand Oaks, California
118 photos

Africa
20 photos

Bulgaria
4 photos


Pierre Koenig, Architect
157 photos
Pierre Francis Koenig (October 17, 1925 – April 4, 2004) was an American architect and a Professor of Architecture at the University of Southern California. He taught at the USC School of...

Anshen & Allen Architects
81 photos

Jordan
6 photos

Reginald Johnson (1882-1952)
95 photos
Reginald Davis Johnson (1882 - 1952) was an architect.based in Pasadena, California. His early work focused on revival styles but his later work was influenced by his progressive ideas on housing...

Orange County Modern
798 photos


Koerner & Gage Architects
62 photos
Architect William G. Gage in partnership with Harry G. Koerner designed a number of homes for the Durex Company during the period just preceding the stock market crash that ushered in the Great...

Craftsman Style
1099 photos
For the past couple of weeks I have been concentrating on photographing Craftsman style houses for an upcoming article I have been asked to write for the "Los Feliz Observer". The article...

Central America
25 photos

Watts-Compton-Huntington Park
65 photos
Uploaded from Windows "Y:\Pictures\Architecture\Watts-Compton-Huntington Park" on MICHAEL-PC

Foremost Park Homes, Krisel & Palmer 1955-56
7 photos


Sherman Oaks
379 photos
Sherman Oaks is a suburban neighborhood in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. It is known for a pair of upscale shopping malls including the Sherman Oaks Galleria and for an excellent offering of...

Edward H. Fickett Architect 1916-1999
309 photos
Edward Hale Fickett, FAIA, (1916-1999) was one of the most prolific architects of all time designing more than 60,000 homes in the California Modernist style. He served as an...

Claude Oakland & Associates
149 photos

Parkwood La Mirada, Palmer & Krisel 1954-55
43 photos

Marshall Lewis Architecture
58 photos
Marshall Lewis’ career as an architect is paralleled by a career as a painter. consequently, his designs tend to take an artistic approach rather than a purely technical one. this is very evident...


C.S. Albright, Los Angeles Architect
6 photos
Although I haven't been able to find anything about him, the name C.S. Albright pops up from time to time on building permits in Los Angeles. It seems to be high time we gave him his due. If you...

Charles Elywn DuBois, Architect
213 photos
Charles Elwyn DuBois 1903–1996 Birth 9 APR 1903 • Rochester, New York, USA When Charles Elwyn DuBois was born on April 9, 1903, his father, Elwyn, was 25 and his mother, Gertrude, was 25. He...

From Sea to Shining Sea: America the Beautiful
1518 photos

San Gabriel Valley Architecture
4085 photos

Pacific Palisades
660 photos


The Netherlands
46 photos

Portugal
14 photos

India
3 photos

New Zealand
2 photos

Utah, the Beehive State
29 photos


France
243 photos

Studio City
163 photos

Fairhaven
62 photos

Balboa Highlands HPOZ est. 2010
48 photos
The Balboa Highlands is the first post-World War II neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley to achieve historic preservation status. Designated by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission in...

Rome and Umbria, Spring 1998
55 photos
In April 1998 I went on a Roman holiday with a group of friends. Our days we were lodged at the fabulous Hotel Excelsior on the beautiful Via Vittorio Veneto beginning on Saturday, April 4, 1998. ...


Harold Levitt (1921-2003)
71 photos
Architect Harold Warren Levitt was born in San Francisco, California on July 26, 1921. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Arts from Stanford University and an architecture degree from the...

My Trip to Greece in the Summer of 1972
42 photos
I made a pilgrimage to Greece in the Summer of 1972 to attend the International Olympic Academy held in the ancient city of Olympia. It was the year of the XX Olympiad being held simultaneously in...

Scandinavia
96 photos

Holmby Hills Architecture
163 photos

Richard Meier Architecture
10 photos
Richard Meier (born October 12, 1934) is an American abstract artist and architect, whose geometric designs make prominent use of the color white. A winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1984,...


Fairhills
59 photos

Bel Air Architecture
841 photos
Bel Air] is a tony neighborhood in the Westside area of Los Angeles located in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains. The lightly populated residential district, with an older, well-educated...

Tarzana
131 photos

Canada
126 photos

Austria
100 photos


Woodland Hills
263 photos

Encino, California
285 photos

Italy
398 photos

Ireland
150 photos

James Leo Herlihy: Silver Lake’s “Spiritual...
5 photos
“My spiritual Son” is how Anaïs Nin referred to James Leo Herlihy, whom she met in 1947 at Black Mountain College in South Carolina, where he was a student twenty-four years her junior and she...