Posts In: Historic Architecture

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.  (more…)

Published: Parker Center in Preservation Magazine

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This month, one of my photos of Parker Center was featured in the Winter 2017 edition of Preservation Magazine. The magazine is published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which is a nonprofit organization focused on saving and preserving…

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…

What’s Inside The Historic Park Plaza Hotel?

November 6, 2014 Historic
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Welcome to the Park Plaza Hotel, you can have any room you'd like... just not here. When you visit the Park Plaza Hotel, the first thing you might notice is the elaborate exterior. The immaculate stone facade is adorned with…