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El Capitan Theatre and Office Building

The El Capitan Theatre and Office Building is the third of four major theatres constructed by prominent real estate developer C. E. Toberman, known as the “Father of Hollywood.” The six-story building was designed in the elaborate Spanish Baroque style by the renowned firm of Morgan, Walls, & Clements, who incorporated retail and office space into the upper floors. Noted theatre architect G. Albert Lansburgh designed the elaborate interior.
Ennis House
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Ennis House

The last and largest of Frank Lloyd Wright’s four “textile block” houses was designed by the father and built by the famed architect's son Lloyd.
Photo from Conservancy archives

Eugene W. Britt House

Reflecting the fine luxury homes of turn-of-the-century L.A., most of the fixtures and materials in the Britt House were imported, including Italian marble.
Photo by Marisela Ramirez/L.A. Conservancy

Evergreen Cemetery

One of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, Evergreen Cemetery underscores multiethnic identity of the early Eastside.
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.

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