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Lombardi House

Exuberant rooflines and an especially flamboyant residential design seemingly drawn from the commercial Googie style testify to the architect's innovations in Mid-Century Modern design.
Malin Residence (Chemosphere)
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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.
Photo by Laura Dominguez/L.A. Conservancy

Margaret and Harry Hay Residence

Designed by modernist Gregory Ain in the International Style, this residence formed the backdrop to gay rights activist Harry Hay's early efforts with the Mattachine Society.
Photo by Adrian Scott Fine/L.A. Conservancy

Max Factor House

During the 1920s, this Craftsman house was the residence of internationally acclaimed cosmetics pioneer Max Factor and his family.
Michael White Adobe
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Michael White Adobe

One of only thirty-nine nineteenth-century adobes remaining in Los Angeles County, constructed circa 1845 when California was under Mexican rule.
Photo by Flora Chou/L.A. Conservancy

Milner Road Residence

Clad in textured stucco and featuring a tiled roof, wrought-iron hardware and grille work, this three-story residence exemplifies the Mediterranean style.
Photo courtesy Architectural Resources Group

Milt Davis House

With its redwood siding, open decks, and view-conscious siting, the Late Modern Milt Davis house is one of architect Ed Niles' earliest designs.
Photo by Stephen Russo

Moore House (Demolished)

A striking example of modernism in a city dominated by Spanish Colonial Revival and Mediterranean Revival homes, the design was nearly rejected by Palos Verdes Estates.
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.

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