Can anyone ID this Streamline Moderne apartment bdg?

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Can anyone ID this Streamline Moderne apartment bdg?

Postby deanna b » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:29 am

Anyone know where this is? I'm trying to figure out a filming location.

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Postby Mod' i-fy » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:51 am

Hmm it does look Califorian, but it could be anywhere on the west coast from north of the Golden Gate to San Diego. That's all you got eh?
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Postby deanna b » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:05 pm

All the other locations were from all over Los Angeles County, except a couple train yard scenes shot in Fillmore (Ventura County), so I'd be surprised if it was elsewhere. Some of the locations were famous buildings like Castle Green in Pasadena and Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis-Brown House, so I was hoping this was also well-known.

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Postby nichols » Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:35 am

844 S. Plymouth Blvd., Los Angeles

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Postby deanna b » Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:00 pm

Aha!
Streamline Moderne apartment building, built in 1936 in Windsor Village, designed by architects Charles Plummer, Welton Becket and Walter Wurdeman.

Designated a Historic-Cultural Monument January 27, 2010.


I knew it was probably a well-known example of a prominent architect that someone would recognize! Thank you!

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Postby Futura Girl » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:51 am

and nichols SCORES!!!
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Postby davidk6 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:24 am

Futura Girl wrote:and nichols SCORES!!!


Absolutely!!!

What I'd like to know is how he found the answer? Knows the neighborhood? Knows which book(s)/website(s) to use? Other?

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Postby nichols » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:21 am

I took the phone a friend option... One of my secrets is just knowing which experts to ask. :-o

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Postby davidk6 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:53 pm

nichols wrote:I took the phone a friend option... One of my secrets is just knowing which experts to ask. :-o


Alan really knows his architecture, eh?

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PS How about an "Ask Chris whom he called?"
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Postby nichols » Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:32 am

Ha! Nope, it was actually a film location scout that helped on this one.


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