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The Richfield Oil Building

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Richfield Oil Building Zabriskie Point

If I were ever faced with the impossible task of choosing to revive only one demolished building in Los Angeles, it would have to be Richfield Tower, also known as the Richfield Oil Building.  The Richfield Oil Building completed construction in…

Published: DTLA Book 2018

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DTLA Book 2018 20 Buildings To Treasure

DTLA Book 2018: Your Guide / Year Book of Downtown LA I have lived in Downtown LA for over 6 years. During that time, I have documented the ongoing changes and gentrification through thousands of photos. As one of the…

Every Major Development Happening in San Francisco Right Now

February 6, 2018 Development
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The latest update on San Francisco Development & Construction Last week, I was in San Francisco shooting a project for one of my favorite clients. I decided to stay through the weekend and do an update on some of the…

2 Day Trip: A Quick San Francisco Architecture Update

August 30, 2017 Development
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The Color Factory San Francisco Architecture

Last week, I was in San Francisco for a quick job. I usually visit two to three times a year to visit friends, eat, and leisurely explore. Since my schedule has been packed lately, I only had about 40 hours…

Published in treats! Magazine: Ray Kappe Beverly Hills Residence

August 4, 2017 Publication
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Ray Kappe Treats! Magazine

A Modernist Masterpiece: Ray Kappe Beverly Hills Residence Ray Kappe has had a legendary career as a master architect, planner, and educator spanning over the last seven decades. From founding world-renowned architecture school, SCI-Arc, to building over 100 custom modernist…

Published: The Los Angeles 500

July 16, 2017 Publication
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LA Business Journal July 2017

Last year, the LA Business Journal debuted their signature annual publication: the Los Angeles 500. The comprehensive list features people who have impacted Los Angeles through civic leadership, education, real estate, entertainment, finance, arts, and more. This year's edition of…

Video: Wilshire Grand Light Show on Opening Night

June 30, 2017 Downtown Los Angeles, Video

For the last five years, I have spent a good amount of time documenting Wilshire Grand's construction. After all the glass was installed and the crane came down, I was a little underwhelmed. Don't get me wrong - I'm as…

Los Angeles Development & Construction Update | April 2017

May 1, 2017 Development
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Here's What Happened During Last Month's Development & Construction The Olympic Theater (soon to be H&M sister retailer, COS) got a bright pop of color this month. The historic blade sign changed from all black to teal with yellow lettering.…