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Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:55 am
Yes, I believe it was. The banana leaf wallpaper wasn't original. It was added for a movie maybe in the '80s...
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:57 am
Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:38 pm
When I visited the site last summer I wrote a blog about the items being salvaged and/or recreated. http://lamag.com/shop/blog.aspx?id=17020&blogid=1592
One of them is the sculpture in the fountain that's been missing for years. Check it out. The new one is finally in place.
...and the original
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:56 am
New Wilshire Boulevard Sculpture Lady Explained
Monday, April 12, 2010, by Dakota
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2010/04/n ... d.php#more
Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 7:25 pm
Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2010 7:39 pm
Panoramic photos of completed school
Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:30 am
Here's a feature I thought some would find interesting; a panorama of the completed coffee shop/teachers lounge.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... .htmlstory
Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:54 am
And a page from the company who recreated quite a bit of encaustic tile:
http://www.villalagoontile.com/historic ... tions.html
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:47 am
That tile video is great, thanks Kevin.
LOS ANGELES TIMES
A new year, a new school complex for L.A. Unified
The $578-million RFK campus opens on the site of the old Ambassador Hotel.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me ... 1276.story
You can have your own...
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 10:55 am
You can even have a bit of the reconstituted Ambassador in your own home.
The manufacturer is selling off extra tile: http://www.villalagoontile.com/tile-specials.html