Designed by Gilbert Leong and Richard Layne Tom in the 1970s, the Bank of America Chinatown Branch is significant for its architecture and connection to L.A.'s growing Chinese American community. The property was designated a Historic-Cultural Monument in October 2022.
Following a $5 million rehabilitation in 1991, the former Beverly Hills Waterworks Building reopened as the home of the Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, demonstrating the importance of adaptive reuse.
Early postcard image of the Bob and Dolores Hope Estate. Lake County Museum CORBIS.
In 2013, Casa de Cadillac's owner completed a rehabilitation project that both preserves and updates features of Casa de Cadillac, one of the most significant postwar auto showrooms remaining in Los Angeles County.
Stahl House (Case Study House #22), photo by Tim Street-Porter