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Postby ChrisLAXEncounter » Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:20 am

nichols wrote:
Here are some landmarked Modern-era buildings in LA County:

Johnie's Broiler, 1958, Paul Clayton
Eames House & Studio, 1949, Charles & Ray Eames
Holiday Bowl, 1958, Armet & Davis
Case Study House #9, Entenza and Saarinen
Glendale Federal Bank, 1959, W.A. Sarmiento
LAX Theme Building, 1961, Pereira& Luckman, Becket & Williams
Wich Stand, 1957, Armet & Davis
Sten-Frenke House, 1934, Richard Neutra
Canoga Park Branch Library
Coca-Cola Bottling Co., 1937, Robert Derrah
Superior Oil Co., 1955, Claud Beelman
Azusa-Foothill Drive-In Theatre, 1961, Roland Decker Pierson
McDonald's, 1953, Stanley C. Meston
Bullock's Pasadena, 1949, Welton Becket
Bullock's Westwood, 1950, Welton Becket
Bob's Big Boy, 1949, Wayne McAllister
Stuart Pharmaceutical, 1958, Edward Durrell Stone
Cinerama Dome, 1963, Welton Becket
Mar Vista Housing, 1949, Gregory Ain
Crossroads of the World, 1937, Robert Derrah
Gilmore Gas Station, c.1935
Midtown School, c.1960, John Lautner
Stahl House (CSH#22), 1958, Pierre Koenig
Sowden House, 1926, Lloyd Wright
Ennis - Brown House,
Lovell House
Buck House, c. 1935, RM Schindler
Bullock's Wilshire
May Co. Wilshire..

ehh.. I'm tired now.

There may be work to landmark additional bldgs, including the following:

DWP Building
Donut Hole
Santa Monica Civic

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Postby sdmod » Thu Sep 21, 2006 11:55 am

Just noted that San Diego's Salk Institute by Kahn has not been mentioned. I would say that it falls in the top 10.

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