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1960s

Los Angeles International Design Center
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Los Angeles International Design Center

Designed to be the nerve center and showplace of the decorative furnishings industry, the building became the nexus of interior design and architecture in L.A. upon its completion in 1964.
Photo courtesy of GPA Consulting, Inc

Los Cinco Puntos

Located at the crossroads of Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles, Los Cinco Puntos reveals two meaningful local traditions.
Malin Residence (Chemosphere)
Photo by Nick Neyland on Flickr

Malin Residence (Chemosphere)

An octagon perched atop a twenty-nine-foot high, five-foot-wide concrete column like a flying saucer on a stick, the Chemosphere is recognizable even to those who know nothing else about mid-century architecture.
Marina del Rey
Photo by ravitch on Flickr

Marina del Rey

Architect Victor Gruen was hired to create the master plan for Marina del Ray, a 780-acre area which includes one of the largest manmade small craft harbors in the world.
Midtown School
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Midtown School

Just over the southern edge of Los Feliz's historic Shakespeare Bridge is an unusual group of tent-like buildings on a small private school campus, the Midtown School.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Morris Kight Residence

Activist Morris Kight co-founded a number of influential LGBTQ civil rights organizations, including the Gay Liberation Front.
Photo by Devri Richmond

Mutato Muzika

One of the most mind-boggling buildings on the Sunset Strip, this low, round, extremely green office was built for a plastic surgeon and allegedly designed by Brasilia's own Oscar Niemeyer.

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