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Metropolitan Water District on Sunset

Postby Camera Obscura » Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:55 pm

A couple of years ago I attended a MODCOM meeting/ cocktail party (in the evening) in an office building in or around the outskirts of LA. This office building was unique because it had a large pool for the building's employees, the first of its kind (maybe only!). This building was approximately 10 stories tall ? was by a highway? and is a post war structure.

Does anyone know what or where this building is?!

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Postby nichols » Tue Jul 18, 2006 3:58 pm

Metropolitan Water District?
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the pic

Postby modfan » Wed Jul 19, 2006 7:29 am

I remember fountains in front, I thought it was a cool looking building.
I think now it's a korean or chinese church.

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Postby nichols » Wed Jul 19, 2006 11:20 am

Holy Hill Community Church
1111 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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MWD by William L. Pereira

Postby sonic » Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:12 pm

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Headquarters 1963 William L. Pereira + Associates

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Postby nichols » Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:32 am

CURBED

...that tower that once housed the headquarters of Metropolitan Water District. We've never seen construction going on at this 1960s office tower, but concrete pouring equipment was on the site today and construction workers tell us apartments are coming. City planning documents reveal that back in 2004, there was an application to convert this 8-story office building into 71 apartment units...

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/11/m ... lanned.php

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Sighting

Postby KevinEP » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:46 am

Just caught a glimpse of the MWD building in 1966's "Queen of Blood" on the "this" channel.

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Development news

Postby KevinEP » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:49 am

Also, the building was sold in 2011 and a residential conversion is underway on the tower:

http://www.theeastsiderla.com/2012/08/a ... /#comments


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