Los Angeles Architecture
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It’s unclear how much damage the fire unleashed on Crestwood Hills, which is filled with midcentury architecture
After a careful restoration, the Trust building is back to its 1920s glory.
Steel beams and walls of glass bring the outdoors in.
Preservationists have begun to strategize about potentially landmarking the house, but Judge’s wife says she hopes they don’t.
A pair of planters by Ernest Batchelder, a David Hockney painting, and furniture by potter Beatrice Wood.
The Mayan Revival mansion, made famous in appearances in Blade Runner and House on Haunted Hill, was recently restored.
At a community meeting, residents say they hate the look of the mixed-user designed by Morphosis.
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Be dazzled by these architectural gems.
The 11-story structure will offer up an optical illusion near Melrose and Rossmore.
It’s an elegant midcentury modern dream.
Take a self-guided architecture tour.
But don’t lace up your shoes just yet: Bowling is not coming back.
The flashy design is based on "the idea of a lifted, displaced landscape—a piece of Korea grafted onto Los Angeles."
Built in 1950 for the cooperative Crestwood Hills Mutual Housing Association.
"It is overwhelming to realize the world officially recognizes the outstanding universal value of this home," says Hollyhock House curator Jeffrey Herr.
Constructed over several decades, the stone-and-glass residence bears a strong resemblance to Taliesin West.
A guest house, pool, and, oh, those views
The sensitively restored home also comes with a glass dining pavilion that dates to 1908.
It has been described as one of LA’s most "unquestionably beautiful" postmodern buildings.
The midcentury modern has been restored "with the guidance" of Lautner associate Helena Arahuete.
From the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel to the Pacific Design Center’s blue building.
News broke last week about the theft of furniture from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House in Hollywood, raising questions about how the university stewards historic homes.
Winter "lived and breathed the built world of Los Angeles."
The museum is also launching an exhibit about the architectural team.
Designed by Foster Rhodes Jackson, who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright, the house is totally unique.
The gracious 1917 Monterey Colonial holds seven bedrooms, six baths—and eight fireplaces.
For clients that included Lucille Ball, the prolific designer blended minimalist interiors, bulky furniture pieces, and opulent antiques.