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A Look Inside The Title Insurance Building

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There’s nothing quite like the news of an Art Deco gem being picked up for redevelopment in Downtown LA. These days, developers snatching up historic buildings are a dime a dozen, but the Title Insurance Building is truly lucky to…

Thank You, Dwell On Design!

June 27, 2016 Downtown Los Angeles
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This past Saturday, I had the great privilege of speaking at the 2016 Dwell on Design Los Angeles conference. Known as "America's Largest Design Event," Dwell On Design boasts three days of modern furnishing and product exhibitions, 100+ speakers, onstage presentations,…

The Commercial Exchange Building

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I’ve walked by the Commercial Exchange Building at 8th and Olive hundreds of times, and there are always two thoughts that strike me: how incredible the gigantic neon sign will look once someone lovingly restores it and George R. Kress.…

The Merritt Building

November 14, 2016 Downtown Los Angeles, Historic
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The Merritt Building has long been shrouded in mystery and misery. Once one of the finest buildings in downtown Los Angeles, the 1914 Beaux Arts building has seen its fair share of suffering. It surrendered to a major height-restriction, a…

Down Into The Pacific Electric Subway Terminal (LA’s Original Underground)

February 15, 2016 Downtown Los Angeles, Historic
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Over the last decade, Downtown LA has seen its fair share of cool adaptive reuse projects. Dozens of historic buildings have been converted into housing, creative offices, restaurants and retail. Without a doubt, I am most excited for an overhaul…

‘The Sky’s The Limit’ : A Peek at Level Los Angeles

December 15, 2015 Publication

My images of the newly opened Level Los Angeles by Onni Group were recently featured in LA Confidential magazine. This fully-furnished project is the first of its kind for Downtown Los Angeles, and the overall design is truly stunning. Each and every…

13 Projects, 19 Cranes, 1 Mega Photo

September 24, 2015 Development
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My friends at Urbanize LA put together a list of all the Downtown Los Angeles projects that appear in this 126-Megapixel panorama I recently shot. Click through to their post for the ability to zoom in and examine the details for…

Wilshire Grand Construction Tour

July 15, 2015 Development
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Recently I was granted the privilege to climb the Wilshire Grand Tower in Downtown Los Angeles, arguably the hottest construction project on the west coast.  (more…)