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1960s

Fairfax Theatre photo courtesy of the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
Federal Building
Photo by Nigel Lo

Federal Building

Clad in white concrete onto which public service messages were once projected including appeals for purchase of savings bonds, this cold-war era jewel exemplifies Corporate Late Modernism at its finest.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist

The former Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist is an excellent example of postwar ecclesiastical architecture and reveals the prominence of the congregation within the Hollywood community.
First African Methodist Episcopal Church
Photo by Ysa Adams / Incite Photography

First African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Late Modern-style building was designed by Paul R. Williams, the first African American member of the American Institute of Architects and a lifetime member of the First A.M.E. church.
First Baptist Church of Venice, 2021. Photo by: Save Venice Facebook.

First Baptist Church of Venice

The First Baptist Church of Venice is one of the last remaining significant resources associated with the history and development of Oakwood, an early African American neighborhood in Los Angeles.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Five Points Car Wash

Googie-style car washes are fairly commonplace in L.A., but few are as intact and as exuberant as the Five Points.

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