The Friend Paper Building

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The Friend Paper Building

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Postby nichols » Fri May 06, 2005 11:26 am

It is an adaptive reuse that maintains all the frontage along Green Street and little else. The city worked really hard to get that much. They will be condominiums.

http://www.delaceygreen.com/architecture/friend.php

Here is some previous discussion on this board:
http://www.lottaliving.com/bb/viewtopic ... iend+paper

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Eckbo's Friend

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Postby nichols » Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:53 am

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When did the sign change? They did a pretty good job on "Friend" but that odd hand painted "Paper Co." font was replaced by a new fangled computer font... i feel like I've seen it somewhere before.
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Postby spinsLPs » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:38 pm

Here's a unit that's for sale in the building. Very disappointing (IMHO.)


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Postby Futura Girl » Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:09 pm

TOTALLY gross - Who the #@$* chose the interior design for this project.

completely dated to 1995
and completely wrong for this building.

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Postby Lynxwiler » Sun Dec 23, 2007 11:36 am

Agreed. That interior is horrible. I had recommended this building to a friend moving into LA, but forget it now. The Friend Paper company has awful interiors.

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Postby ChrisLAXEncounter » Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:50 am

$648K for a 2&2 - I such does not factor in the monthly HOA fees.
Very steep to live in an architectural jewel.

I don't get what is so terrible about the interior.


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