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1940s

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Kallis House

A classic example of a Modern single-family house designed by R.M. Schindler, who took full advantage of the challenging site by integrating the building into the hillside.
Kimpson Nixon House
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Kimpson Nixon House

A bastion of pure Modern design and a wonderfully intact example of renowned architect Raphael Soriano's International Style residential designs.
Laurelwood Apartments
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Laurelwood Apartments

One of the finest Modern expressions of the ubiquitous courtyard apartment complex to be found anywhere in Southern California, Laurelwood Apartments is an International Style complex that contains 20 two-bedroom units on a narrow lot.
Lautner House
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Lautner House

The architect responsible for some of the most famous Southern California designs of the twentieth century is less well known for his very first solo design, the house he built for himself and his wife.
Lingenbrink Shops
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Lingenbrink Shops

Its modern bones still apparent under new signage and canopies, this small shopping complex prefigured the now-common typology of the strip mall.
Macy's
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Macy's

Engineered to meet the precise aspirations of residents of Pasadena, Bullock's Pasadena (currently Macy's) is a sublime example of a post-World War II department store.

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