Sister Mary Corita Studio | Los Angeles Conservancy
Sister Mary Corita Studio in the mid-1960s, courtesy of the Corita Art Center..

Sister Mary Corita Studio

From 1960-1968, Sister Mary Corita used the building as her studio and classroom where she made some of her most recognizable works, hosted creative leaders, and influenced a generation of young artists. Sister Corita's studio, at 5518 Franklin Avenue, is the only extant property of primary significance associated with Sister Corita's art production in Los Angeles. 

Known as the "Pop Art Nun," Sister Corita became a cultural figure known around the world. Throughout the 1960s Sister Corita used Pop Art to raise awareness about social injustices that included poverty, racism, women's rights, and the Vietnam War. 

Long Beach Courthouse. Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Long Beach Courthouse (Demolished)

Designed by local master architect Kenneth S. Wing, the Long Beach Courthouse was a significant example of mid-century modern architecture in Long Beach.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Kallis House

A classic example of a Modern single-family house designed by R.M. Schindler, who took full advantage of the challenging site by integrating the building into the hillside.