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Reynolds Buick

Designed by William Garwood, the dealership features concrete block façades dominated by the showroom, a protruding volume of floor-to-ceiling glass windows. An overhanging steel roof supported by exaggerated, almost Googie-style trusses shelters the whole building in style.
Target
Photo by Tom Davies

Robinson’s/Target

Designed for the affluent postwar Pasadena shopper, this former Robinson's was planned and sited to include prime viewing spots for the Rose Parade.
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Rodriguez House

Designed by master architect R. M. Schindler, the Rodriguez House is almost totally intact, serving as a vibrant and beautiful example of the architect’s innovative residential designs.
Photo by Marisela Ramirez/L.A. Conservancy

Ruben Salazar Park

Laguna Park, now Ruben Salazar Park, was the terminus of the 1970 Chicano Moratorium march and the site where protesters and law enforcement first clashed.
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Saga Motor Hotel

Local architect Harold Zook designed the Saga to catch the eye of the passing motorist, with a dramatic neon sign in Moorish-inspired script, intricately decorated concrete block elements, and towering palm trees around the glistening swimming pool.
Photo by Laure Joliet

Salkin House

Forgotten for decades, this "Lost Lautner" found a preservation-minded owner who restored it to its former glory.
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Santa Fe Springs Civic Center

Renowned architect and planner William L. Pereira designed the civic heart Santa Fe Springs, creating a grouping of one-story concrete block buildings carefully sited in a landscape that harmoniously combines alleés of trees, lush plantings, and paved plazas and walkways.

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