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1950s

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The Standard, Downtown LA

One of the finest examples of the Corporate Moderne style in Los Angeles, this 1955 building now thrives as a hip hotel.
Photo by Joe Fletcher

UCLA Faculty Center

The unique ranch-style residential architecture of the UCLA Faculty Center provides a welcoming environment for faculty lunches and convening.
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University Elementary School

With the school's philosophy of "learning by doing" in mind, the two sections of the campus sit on either side of a ravine, leaving the natural space undisturbed for use as a learning environment.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Wayfarers Chapel

This iconic chapel is a one-of-a-kind expression of Organic Modern architecture.
Westridge Park Ranch Houses
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Westridge Park Ranch Houses

Boasting quarter-acre lots with houses set far enough back from the street to allow small lawns, flowerbeds, shrubs, and trees, a 1960 advertisement for Westridge Park presented styles such as "The Hawaiian," "The Queen," and "The Baronet."

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