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Mutato Muzika

One of the most mind-boggling buildings on the Sunset Strip, this low, round, extremely green office was built for a plastic surgeon and allegedly designed by Brasilia's own Oscar Niemeyer.
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Nelson Houses

With their simple Mid-Century Modern lines and their breathtaking views, the Nelson Houses are a rare work by one of very few female modernists to gain acclaim in postwar L.A.
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Norwalk Civic Center

Architectural firm Kistner, Wright and Wright designed Norwalk City Hall as a one-story square steel box clad in tinted glass and panels covered with vibrant blue and green mosaic tile.
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Office Building

A lovely example of Mid-Century Modern architecture in a low-rise, commercial context, easy to miss in the abundance of eye-catching architecture on Ventura Boulevard.
Orville Wright Middle School
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Orville Wright Middle School

Facing an enormous population explosion in the postwar period and not nearly enough classrooms for students, LAUSD solicited designs for the school building program from a variety of talented architects vying to design the ideal school.

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