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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%...

Westridge Park & Estates
90 photos
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,...

New York, the Empire State
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Tag Front Architects
90 photos
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...

New Hampshire, The Granite State
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Georgia, the Peach State
15 photos

Electric Bowery Ltd. est.2013
10 photos
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...

Wyoming, the Equality State
25 photos
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...

Massachusetts, the Bay State
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Colorado, the Centennial State
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Virginia, the Old Dominion State
71 photos

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...

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...

Modernist Style 1904-present
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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...

Vermont, The Green Mountain State
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Paul R. Williams, Architect 1894-1980
1151 photos
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...

Silver Lake Architecture
1649 photos
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...

Treasures of Los Angeles Architecture
22858 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...

Edward Killingsworth FAIA (1917-2004)
201 photos
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...

Sumner Spaulding
42 photos
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,...


Architecture 2000+
3176 photos

Architect Unknown
2384 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...

North Carolina, the Tar Heel State
23 photos

Paul McClean, McClean Design
92 photos
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...

Pennsylvania, the Keystone State
30 photos


Brooks + Scarpa
39 photos
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...

Zoltan Pali, Studio Pali Fekete
148 photos

Buff, Straub, Smith & Hensman Architects
1116 photos
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...

Carl Maston Architect 1915-1992)
67 photos
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...

Harry Gesner Architecture
41 photos
Harry Harmer Gesner (born April 28, 1925) is an architect based in California. He served in three separate branches of the army during World War II. First the 10th light division ski-troop and...


Josef Van der Kar (1906-2002)
48 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...

Smith & Williams Architects
408 photos
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...

Marmol Radziner Design-Build
70 photos
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,...

tBP/Architecture
22 photos

Belzberg Architects
62 photos
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...


Los Angeles Churches, Temples, Mosques & Other...
586 photos

Gibbs & Gibbs Architects
10 photos

Walter S. White Architect 1917-2002
13 photos
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...

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...

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...


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...

Lee & Mundwiler Architects
19 photos

Glen Small Architecture
41 photos

John Galbraith AIA
34 photos

Harold Barnard Zook Architect
30 photos
Harold Barnard Zook was the son of Chicago architect Roscoe Harold Zoon, 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
4 photos
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,...

Robert Kennard Architect
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David Rich, Architect
35 photos

Val Powelson Architect
17 photos


Rex Lotery Architect 1930-2007
91 photos
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,...

Saul H. Brown Architecture
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Dan Saxon Palmer 1920-2006
67 photos
Architect Dan Saxon Palmer, along with his partner, William Krisel, designed Modernist tract homes that provided the building blocks for Southern California’s suburban boom in the 1950s. After...

Paul Sterling Hoag Architect
23 photos

William R. Stephenson Architect
22 photos
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;...


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...

Franklin D. Israel Architect (1945-1996)
24 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...

David Ming-Li Lowe 1932-2013
33 photos
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...

Bernard Zimmerman Architecture
18 photos

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...


Carli & Spak Architects
14 photos

Robert Thibodeau du Architects
10 photos
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...

Ben Wiseman Architect
15 photos
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...

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...

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,...


Miller Yee Fong Architect
15 photos

Oakley L. Norton Architecture
15 photos
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...

Charles R. Spink Architecture
6 photos

Kazumi Adachi Architect
6 photos

Rodney Walker Design
69 photos
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 &...


Edward Richard Lind, Architect
9 photos

Arlos R. Sedgely Architecture
4 photos

Barry A. Berkus Architecture (1935-2012)
44 photos
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...

Raphael Nicolais Architecture
18 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,...


David C. Coleman Architect
5 photos

R.S. Loring Architecture
13 photos

Judson Wright Pittam, AIA 1923-2013
21 photos
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,...

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...


Wilt Chamberlin House, David Rich AIA 1972
34 photos
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...

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

Witmer & Watson Architects
13 photos
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...

Percy Parke "P.P." Lewis (1885-1962)
8 photos
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...

Kenneth Lind, Architect 1909-1975
9 photos
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,...


Urban Thomas 'Jack' Olerich (1889-1952)
12 photos
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...

Oxford Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone
32 photos
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...

Michael Ferguson, Space International
24 photos

Krisel-Shapiro & Associates
8 photos

Lido Sands in Newport Beach
18 photos
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.


Edla Muir Architect (1906-1971)
4 photos
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,...

Joseph Kucera Architect
18 photos

Camarillo, California
7 photos

City of Santa Barbara Historic Monuments
33 photos
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...

Oxnard, California
26 photos


Whipple Russell Architects
2 photos

Milton R. Sutton Architect
20 photos

William Hefner Architect
25 photos

Joncich, Lusby & Associates Architects
16 photos
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...

Elmer Grey, Architect (1872-1963)
79 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;...


Charles W. Wong Architect 1929-2019
25 photos
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...

Paul J. Duncan Architect
13 photos

San Diego County Architecture
260 photos

Walter Sidney Orme 1887-1950
5 photos

Jack B. Ouzounian Architect
16 photos


George Washington Smith (1876-1930)
14 photos
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...

Charles Benton Kinsley (1879-1938)
6 photos
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...

Whiting Sather Thompson (1910-1985)
7 photos
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...

Edmond J. Aiken, Luxury Home Builder
6 photos

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


Hollywood Hills
283 photos

Cheviot Hills
122 photos

Earl C. Rahn Architect
18 photos

El Centro-Indiana-Palm Historic District
8 photos

Rebecca L. Binder Architect
6 photos
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...


Little Ethiopia
71 photos
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...

Tomaro Architecture
22 photos

Moorish Revival Architecture
74 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...

Wilshire Vista West Historic District
13 photos
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...

Florida, the Sunshine State
65 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...


Palm Gardens, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1955
15 photos
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...

Philip Brinkerhoff Architecture
14 photos

Max Starkman & Associates Architects
7 photos

Arthur and Nina Zwebell Architects
14 photos
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...

John Pugsley Architect
22 photos


Samuel Tilden Norton
19 photos
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....

HMC Architects
18 photos

Donald Perry Polsky Architecture
7 photos

Brian Arthur Noteware Architect
27 photos

Leon Caryl Brockway, Architect (1870-1930_
8 photos
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...


Leo F. Bachman Architect
20 photos

Clive Wilkinson Architecture
4 photos

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

Jacob Tracht Architect
20 photos

Melinda Gray Architecture
5 photos
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...


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...

Carthay, Los Angeles
73 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...

Jack A. Charney Architect
6 photos
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...

Hyde Park, Los Angeles, California
12 photos

John S. Butler Architect
7 photos


Cypress Grove
14 photos

Brookside
40 photos

Wilton Place National Register Historic District
17 photos

Suzhou, China
12 photos
Suzhou is a major city in southern Jiangsu province, East China. Suzhou is the second largest city in Jiangsu after the provincial capital Nanjing, and a major economic center and focal point of...

Gramercy Place-St. Andrews Place Residential...
9 photos


Markham Place Historic District
69 photos

Marguerita Lane Historic District
11 photos
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...

Hideo Matsunaga Architecture
19 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...

The Bird Streets
153 photos

Laurel Canyon
4 photos


Gable & Wyant Architects
5 photos
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...

Kurt Meyer-Radon Architecture
6 photos
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...

Lom Park Homes, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1959
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Granada Estates, Edward H. Fickett 1953
36 photos
Architect Edward H. Fickett designed the Modernist style homes as part of the Granada Estates subdivision in 1953. Located in Granada Hills, California.

Madison Heights
103 photos


Doheny Estates
32 photos

Carthay Circle
46 photos

Beverly Grove
5 photos

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

Hawaii the Aloha State
43 photos


Park Mesa Heights
7 photos

Beautiful Santa Barbara
153 photos
Promoted as the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a popular resort and tourist destination lying between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Scott Quintin Architect
9 photos

Remembering Tom LaBonge
76 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...

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...


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...

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.

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.

College Glen Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer...
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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.

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


University City, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1962
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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...

Pacifica Estates, William Krisel & Dan Palmer 1963
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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.

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...

Oceanside, California
37 photos


The Art & Architecture of Cemeteries
166 photos

Washington, D.C.
49 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...

Hugh Michael Kaptur, Architect (1931-)
42 photos
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...

Antoine Predock Architect
21 photos


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...

Mark Mack Architecture
33 photos

Sierra Madre Historic Landmarks
62 photos

Glendora, California
102 photos

Robert Hall Orr, Architect 1873-1964
8 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.

Robert D. Farquhar 1872-1967
22 photos
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...

William S. Beckett Architect
39 photos

Storybook Village
27 photos
Architects William Krisel and Dan Palmer designed the Modernist style subdivision in 1956. The house is part of the Storybook Village subdivision built by the Investment & Building Corporation...

Port Hueneme
18 photos


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

El Monte, California
15 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...

Jack Chernoff Architect
15 photos

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


Stockton, California
54 photos

Stan Sackley AIA Architecture
13 photos

Michael W. Folonis Architecture
2 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...

Herman C. Light Architecture
10 photos


David Randall Hertz Architecture
26 photos

Paul Kingsbury Architecture
8 photos

Irwindale, California
3 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...

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


Belgium
6 photos

Seal Beach, California
19 photos

Richard Orme Spencer (1915-2000)
8 photos

Hodgetts + Fung Design
26 photos

Kenneth B. Worthen Architecture
10 photos


Glendora Historic Landmarks
44 photos

HGA Architects
12 photos

Paul Burkhard Architecture
9 photos

Howard R. Lane Architecture
13 photos

Doug Rucker Architecture
7 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...

Azusa, California
13 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...

Montecito Heights
7 photos

Bakersfield, California
10 photos


Fullerton, California
41 photos

Frederick Fisher & Partners Architects
16 photos

Waldo Adams Kirkpatrick Architecture
4 photos

Dingbat
9 photos

Koning Eizenberg Architecture
25 photos


Robert Earl Architecture
4 photos

Howard Frank Architecture
2 photos

George Frank Ligar Architecture
5 photos

La Mirada, California
59 photos

Agua Dulce, CA
22 photos


Watts, California
89 photos

Charles E. Shattuck Architecture
8 photos

Harry B. Aarens Architecture
19 photos

Yehuda Lavee Architecture
3 photos

Aloysius F. Mantz Architect
12 photos


Urban Forms Architecture
18 photos

Covered Bridges
15 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...

Westchester, California
24 photos

Lomita & Harbor City, California
44 photos, 1 video

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...


Playa del Rey
45 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...

Santa Clarita Valley
32 photos

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...

North University Park Historic District
14 photos


Julia Morgan, Architect
8 photos

Thom Mayne (Morphosis)
57 photos
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...

William Cody (1916-1978)
53 photos
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...

Koreatown
27 photos

Don Uhl Architecture
15 photos


Victoria Park
16 photos

San Gabriel, California
26 photos

Armet Davis Newlove Architects
24 photos
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...

Lancaster, California
6 photos

Antelope Valley
9 photos


Rancho Mirage
32 photos

Robson Chambers Architect
6 photos

Harvard Heights Historic District
4 photos

South Serrano Avenue Historic District
6 photos

Palm Desert, California
32 photos


The San Fernando Valley
5146 photos
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...

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

Boyd Georgi Architecture
28 photos

Malibu, California
126 photos

Douglas W. Rucker, Architect
7 photos


Lakewood, California
26 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...

James F Dickason Architecture
18 photos

California Ranch Style
327 photos

Preston S. Wright Architects
13 photos


Raymond J. Kieffer Architecture
14 photos

Covina, California
45 photos

Franklin Hills
8 photos

The 90s turn 30
252 photos

Parks & Recreation
116 photos, 1 video


Won't You Be My Valentine?
5 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

Anaheim, California
39 photos

Winnetka, California
25 photos


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

Peter K. Schabarum Architect 1891-1950
10 photos
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...

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...

The Architecture of Los Feliz
3311 photos
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...

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


Louis Selden Architect
11 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...

Gus Duffy Architecture
3 photos

Lorcan O'Herlihy Architecture
8 photos

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


Herbert Gordon Riesenberg Architecture
4 photos

Redondo Beach
16 photos

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
24 photos

West Covina, California
45 photos

La Puente, California
10 photos

William Mellenthin, Los Angeles Builder
36 photos

Alhambra, California
30 photos


History of Flight
28 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

Court Houses
26 photos

State Capitols
44 photos

Ted Criley Jr. AIA
6 photos

Buena Park, California
45 photos


La Verne, California
12 photos

Downey, California
74 photos

Mexico
511 photos, 3 videos

New England
37 photos

Poland
1 photo


Ship Ahoy!
41 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...

Martin Stern Jr. Architect (1917-2001)
68 photos
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...

Richard Lee Dorman, Architect (1922-2010)
88 photos
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....


La Crescenta Highlands, Carl Maston 1953
17 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
40 photos

Reseda, California
53 photos

Czech Republic
4 photos

Granada Hills
46 photos


Cliff May Architecture
30 photos

Palmer & Krisel, A.I.A. Architects
1633 photos
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 the pair designed...

John Lautner Modernist Architect 1911-1994
291 photos
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...

Ray Kappe, Architect
333 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...

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,...


Albert Frey Architect
62 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
1258 photos

Gerard R. Colcord (1900-1984)
31 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...

Thousand Oaks, California
118 photos

Africa
14 photos

Bulgaria
4 photos

Pierre Koenig, Architect
98 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

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
745 photos

Koerner & Gage Architects
30 photos
Durex Quality Homes subsidiary of the Fay Company's Los Feliz Hills Subdivision, a planned community, using architect-designed homes as the means of creating an upscale yet affordable...

Craftsman Style
1018 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
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Spanish & Mediterranean Architecture
3342 photos

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

Sherman Oaks
257 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
276 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
137 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
996 photos

San Gabriel Valley Architecture
3754 photos

Pacific Palisades
475 photos

The Netherlands
5 photos


Portugal
4 photos

India
2 photos

New Zealand
2 photos

France
86 photos

Studio City
148 photos


Fairhaven
62 photos

Balboa Highlands HPOZ est. 2010
30 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)
69 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
35 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
59 photos

Holmby Hills Architecture
153 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
637 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
111 photos

Canada
51 photos

Austria
29 photos

Woodland Hills
263 photos

Encino, California
273 photos


Italy
234 photos

Ireland
135 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...

Baldwin Hills, View Park & Windsor Hills...
127 photos

Mar Vista Tract, Ain, Johnson & Day
55 photos
The Mar Vista Housing Tract was designed by architect Gregory Ain in collaboration with Joseph Johnson, Alfred Day, and landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, the modern housing project consisted of 52...


Germany
92 photos

Becker House, Gregory Ain, Architect 1938-40;...
16 photos
As part of my research for the book, "Silver Lake Bohemia: A History" I spent a day at the University of California at Santa Barbara pouring over the Gregory Ain archives. The black and...

Fung + Blatt
6 photos
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John Gougeon Architect
17 photos

Henry F. Withey 1860-1969
26 photos
Henry Francis Withey was an American architect who was active in Southern California. He was born in Massachusetts on February 4, 1880. Besides having a solo practice, he also partnered with ...


La Cañada Flintridge
461 photos
La Cañada Flintridge is a city located in the foothills of Los Angeles. In the census of 2010, the city had a population of 20,246 The area was known as Rancho La Cañada during the Spanish and...

William H. Harrison, Architect
13 photos

Australia
3 photos

Hungary
4 photos

Postle & Postle Architects
15 photos
Postle & Postle was the partnership of David E. Postle and his son David E. Postle, Jr. David E. Postle, Sr. (1863-1939) began his career in Chicago after graduating with a degree in architecture...


Toluca Lake
36 photos
Toluca Lake is a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles located in the San Fernando Valley. The name is also given to a private natural lake which is fed by the Los Angeles River and maintained by...

Carl Sylvanus Arganbright 1896-1941
8 photos
Carl S. Arganbright was a prominent contractor, architect and real estate developer in Los Angeles. Born in Waterville, Marshall County, Kansas on September 10, 1896, Arganbright designed many...

The Middle East
102 photos

Holmby Hills
174 photos
Holmby Hills is an affluent neighborhood in western Los Angeles, bordered by Beverly Hills on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south, Beverly Glen Boulevard on the west, and Bel Air on the...

John Byers (1875-1966)
15 photos
John Winford Byers was a Santa Monica-based architect and builder. Byers was born in Michigan on March 22, 1875. After graduation from Harvard University he started a career teaching Spanish and...


Los Angeles City Historical Society est.1976
425 photos
Founded on October 25, 1976, the Los Angeles City Historical Society was organized for the purpose of preserving the city's history under the leadership of historians Paul de Falla and William...

Great Britain
73 photos

Greece
50 photos

Storybook Style 4-4-2015
2 photos
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Travels with Dave & Marci Locke, Beginning in...
4 photos
In the Spring of 2018, my brother David and his new bride Marci embarked on a life-changing adventure, moving to South America in April 2018 and planning on moving around South America for the...


American Art
36 photos

The Far East
49 photos

Thomas Franklin Power b.1874
10 photos
It's a shame I don't know more about architect Thomas Franklin Power! He designed many fine Catholic churches and schools in the Los Angeles area as can be seen in this photo album. Here's what...

Claremont
69 photos
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Celebrity Homes Palm Springs
142 photos


HOK Architects
20 photos
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.

Charles W. Buchanan, Architect
26 photos

Los Feliz Improvement Association Sock Hop for...
115 photos
Last Saturday night, September 23, 2017, Donna Locke and I celebrated our 16th Anniversary (and my birthday) by attending the Los Feliz Improvement Association's Sock Hop for Schools Dinner Dance...

Stephen Alan Siskind Architect
15 photos
Architect Stephen Alan Siskind was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 10, 1937, the son of Murry and Frances Siskind. So far I have not been able to ascertain much about his life other than...

Hunt & Burns Architects
30 photos
Sumner P. Hunt (1865-1938) and Silas Reese Burns (1855-1940) had distinguished careers as architects together as well as with other partners. Their list of architectural achievements include the...


Ma Residence, Norman Millar 2016
34 photos
A 1924 Silver Lake home re-imagined through a contemporary design that honors its elegant ‘bones.’ The Ma residence designed by Norman Millar, former ASCA President and Dean of the School of...

San Marino
284 photos
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J. Wilmer Hershey
11 photos

Switzerland
44 photos

Eugene E. Morris Residence, Paul R. Williams 1931
11 photos


Robert D. Jones Architect
91 photos
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...

Silver Lake Reservoir Photos
47 photos
Hailed as a great feat of civil engineering at the time of its completion in 1907, the Silver Lake Reservoir Complex was built on land that the city of Los Angeles began acquiring through eminent...

Ronald G. Firestone AIA Architecture est. 1956
38 photos
Ronald G. Firestone, Firestone Design was established in 1959. His work spans the globe - Dubai, Romania, Russia, Indonesia and approximately 30 states throughout the country. Firestone possesses a...

L. Milton Wolf Design
16 photos

Israel
7 photos


Henry J. Knauer Architect (1919-1941)
25 photos
Henry John Knauer was born in Steubenville, Ohio on September 21, 1885. The little known architect was active in the area for at least two decades. His commissions embraced a wide variety of...

Edith Northman, Architect (1893-1956)
8 photos
Edith Northman (1893–1956) was one of Southern California's first woman architects. She studied art at the Studio School of Arts in Copenhagen. to study art at the Studio School of Arts. The family...

Christmas in L.A.
62 photos
With an new camera in hand (my last one was stolen out of the trunk of an Avis rental car), I decided to do a little night photography in my hometown, the City of Angeles! Capturing the spirit of...

Sunland-Tujunga
57 photos
Sunland-Tujunga /təˈhʌŋɡə/ is a neighborhood of Los Angeles located by the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the Crescenta Valley. Though Sunland and Tujunga began as separate...

Gene Verge, Architect
27 photos
Gene Verge was born Jos Francois Eugene Verge on April 7, 1893 in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada the first of five children of Francois-Xavier Verge and Caroline H Despars. He graduated from the...


Vincent Palmer AIA (1902-1958)
47 photos
Architect George Vincent Palmer (1902-1958 was a member of the American Institute of Architects (1941-1958). Palmer was born in Toronto, Canada on August 12, 1902 where he attended the University of...

Our trip to Sacramento, Walnut Grove & Locke,...
68 photos
On Friday, October 28, 2016 Donna and I hopped in the car, along with our dog Maggie for a long weekend trip to the Sacramento Valley to attend a wedding for my high school pal Edmund Kemprud and his...

Huntington Gardens
25 photos
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Russia
54 photos

South America
7 photos


Charles M. Hutchison, Architect
11 photos
Little is known of architect Charles Milton Hutchison. He was born in Pennsylvania in 1893. In 1919 he became a partner with Walker and Eisen but by 1922 he was working solo, designing the ...

Redlands, California
13 photos

Osborn Architects
40 photos

Spain
36 photos

Leonard L. Jones Architect
16 photos
Leonard L. Jones was a successful apartment house and hotel designer credited with designing the 1928 Castle Argyle Arms, a Hollywood landmark in 1928 as well as it identical twin the Hermoyne...


Views of Silver Lake Reservoir
8 photos
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Silver Lake Reservoir Photos
7 photos
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Kenneth Wing, Architect (1901-1986)
26 photos
Kenneth Wing was born on January 22, 1901 in Colorado. In 1918, at the age of 17, Wing’s family moved to Long Beach. He attended Polytechnic High School, and then went on to study architecture at...

Frank M. Tyler, Architect
40 photos
Architect Frank M. Tyler was born in Kansas on July 25, 1876 in Kansas. Not much is known of his personal life. He lived in the Harvard Heights neighborhood with his wife Lillian B. Burkhard and...

Anthony Ngai Architecture
19 photos


Gensler Architects
34 photos

Unruh Boyer Architects
9 photos

Henry Harwood Hewitt (1886-1926)
41 photos
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...

Edward B. Rust Architect 1883-1958
23 photos
E.B. Rust was the grandson of one of the original Pasadena settlers, General Horatio Rust, businessman, founder of the Pasadena Public Library, Civil War medic, and abolitionist. With his son Edward...

Lester H. Hibbard (1886-1972)
3 photos
Lester Hudson Hibbard (1886-1972) was associated with the firms Chambers and Hibbard, Architects; Hibbard and Cody, Architects; Hibbard and Gerity, Architects; Hibbard, Gerity and Kerton, Architects;...


George Edwin Bergstrom (1876-1955)
8 photos
Born in Wisconsin in 1876, George Edwin Bergstrom collected a couple of degrees from Yale and MIT before making his way to Los Angeles in 1901. A few years after landing in LA, Bergstrom formed a...

Joe Estep, Architect
6 photos

Los Feliz Architecture
195 photos
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Frederick Alexander Hanson Architect (1895-1973)
14 photos
Frederick A. Hanson is best known as the principal architect of Forest Lawn Mortuaries. Born in Chico, Washington on January 21, 1893, he first worked as a draftsman in a Seattle architectural firm....

Los Feliz Architecture 4-27-2016
207 photos
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Lawrence B. Clapp, Architect
9 photos

Nichols Canyon 6-5-2016
1 photo
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Van Nuys
57 photos
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Allen Kelly Ruoff, Architect (1894-1945)
22 photos
Architect Allen K. Ruoff was born in Texas, but, by 1910, had moved to Los Angeles, CA, with his mother, step-father, and two step-brothers. Among his architectural acomplishments, Ruoff designed...

What's in San Pedro?
72 photos


Wilmington, California
22 photos

Silver Lake Bohemia Replacement Photos
29 photos
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John P. Pedersen AIA, Architect
31 photos
John P. Pederson, AIA was born in Norway in 1888. After immigrating to the United States he attended the Pratt Institute in New York City. He opened his own ofice in Beverly Hills in 1928. Some of...

Silver Lake Bohemia More Photos
11 photos
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Mark Vieira Portraits of Michael Locke
1 photo
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Langdon Wilson International Architects est. 1951
27 photos
Founded in Los Angeles in 1951, Langdon Wilson is one of the top architecture firms in the United States with over 30 years of experience in projects ranging from airports, hospitals and housing, to...

Deodar Cedar Trees
3 photos
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Los Feliz HCMs You Might Have Missed
1 photo
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Historic Properties 4-19-2016
1 photo
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Los Feliz HCMs New Folder
4 photos
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Joseph Estep Architect
11 photos

Jeremy Levine Design
4 photos

European Art
75 photos

4-24-2016
30 photos
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Country Club Park HPOZ
17 photos


San Pedro
59 photos
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San Dimas
21 photos
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Michael Locke Portraits
24 photos
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Vintage Advertising
27 photos
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Camera Uploads
7 photos
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Vintage Advertising (1)
12 photos
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Morocco
3 photos

Impressionism
3 photos

UCLA
6 photos
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6-15-2016
1 photo
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6-2-16 (1)
1 photo
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Montrose- La Crescenta
73 photos
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Los Feliz Streets
12 photos
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More Photos
3 photos
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4-28-16 Architecture
9 photos
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100NCD80
1 photo
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5-5-16
1 photo
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5-9-16 (1)
1 photo
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2016-04-18 (1)
1 photo
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Brentwood 2-13-2016
1 photo
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