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Vernacular

Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Airform "Bubble House"

Met with mixed reviews upon its construction but since lauded by scholars and critics alike, this dome-shaped dwelling was considered by architect Wallace Neff to be the perfect solution to the mid-twentieth century global housing crisis.
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 Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park

A bit of the Alps in the high desert between the Tehachapi and San Gabriel mountain ranges, built using salvaged plywood from theatrical sets to house a vibrant collection of Native American artifacts.
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.
Photo by Marisela Ramirez/L.A. Conservancy

Belvedere Park

Belvedere Park has been the recreational heart of East Los Angeles for over seventy years.
Photo by Truus, Bob and Jan of Holland on Flickr

Bigfoot Crest Theatre

The Westwood Theatre was built by Frances Seymour Fonda, Henry Fonda’s second wife and the mother of Peter and Jane.
Courtesy GPA Consulting, Inc

Brown Beret Headquarters

This modest building served as one of the organization's most significant headquarters.

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