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Moderne

Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Al Larson Boat Shop Complex

The Al Larson Boat Shop (ALBS) is among the longest-running businesses at the Port of Los Angeles, and one of the few remaining that relate to its rich tradition of shipbuilding and repair.
Photo by VPISteve on Flickr

Alex Theatre

The Alex Theatre is Glendale's premier theatre and performance venue. Although originally designed by architects Lindley & Selkirk in a Classical Revival style with an entry forecourt, in 1940, the theatre façade was remodeled into a spectacular Moderne edifice by noted theatre architect S. Charles Lee, and was renamed the Alex.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Anthony Quinn Library

Actor and East L.A. native Anthony Quinn is memorialized at the library that is now located on the site of his childhood home.
Earl Carroll Theatre, now Nickelodeon Studios. Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Earl Carroll Theatre

Designed by master architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, the Earl Carroll Theatre exemplifies the optimism and grandeur of pre-war Hollywood.
Hansen Dam
Photo by Barry Mulling

Hansen Dam

At the time of its construction the dam was the largest of its type in the world, built by a workforce of nearly 1,000 and a stunning illustration of the functional and aesthetic power of good design.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Hollywood Palladium

Hollywood wouldn't be what it is today without the Palladium, a popular venue for dance, live music, and special events since 1940.
Photo by Lauren Everett/L.A. Conservancy staff.

Japanese American Commercial Village Buildings

This row of modest commercial buildings is the last vestige of a Japanese fishing village and commercial district that thrived on Terminal Island before World War II.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Lerner's

Part of the National Register-listed Broadway Theatre and Commercial Historic District, this building was originally a women's clothing store.

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