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Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Tom of Finland House

Artist Tom of Finland played an important role in changing public perceptions of erotic art in Los Angeles.
Tower Theatre photo
Photo by Annie Laskey/L.A. Conservancy

Tower Theatre

The Tower Theater opened in 1927, was the first theatre designed by renowned theatre architect S. Charles Lee. The creative designer was able to fit 900 seats an ground floor retail onto a tiny corner lot.
Photo by Jessica Hodgdon/L.A. Conservancy

Van Dekker House

When the Van Dekker house went on the market in 2009, it faced a highly uncertain future and could have easily been considered a teardown. Fortunately, two successive owners started, and then completed, a remarkable restoration and rehabilitation.
Photo courtesy Vibiana

Vibiana

The city's first cathedral, and one of L.A.'s few remaining nineteenth-century landmarks, was a stunning work of architecture in a town still emerging from its pueblo origins.
Photo by Michael Smith on Flickr

Villa Riviera

With a clever composition featuring splayed wings that offer ocean views to most of its 130 units, this Chateauesque design remains one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.

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