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100 Wilshire

More than just an entertainer, Lawrence Welk was also a canny developer who put his mark on Santa Monica with the Champagne Towers apartment complex and the General Telephone high-rise office tower.
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6500 Wilshire

Cadillac Fairview hired architects I. M. Pei and the Luckman Partnership to design its flagship building, apparently sparing no expense in either construction or materials.
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6672-6674 Vista Del Mar Duplex

Reported to have been the first built work of architect Eric Owen Moss, now well-known for his visionary designs in Culver City and across the region.
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Al Struckus House

Embodying architect Bruce Goff's philosophy of organic architecture, which held that each design should be as unique as its owner, the building undeniably reflects the architect's "gonzo flair."
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Ambassador College

A wide array of diverse architectural styles dating from 1905 to the 1970s, all the buildings make sense together thanks to a cohesive master plan and strong landscape design.
Arthur Murray Office and Studio
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Arthur Murray Office and Studio

Featuring front studios with floor-to-ceiling glass curtain walls, Arthur Murray's ultramodern Los Angeles office and studio was a precursor to the mid- and high-rise office buildings that would dominate Wilshire Boulevard in the coming decades.
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Auto Chek Smog Center

A new industry, minimal marketing budget, and artist as designer yielded a truly unique collection of buildings that are quintessentially Los Angeles.
Aviva High School
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Aviva High School

Known for successfully integrating structures into existing landscapes and for solving problems on an individual basis, designers Ladd and Kelsey took advantage of the gently sloping site for this two-story building atop two levels of parking.

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