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Westwood Village by Ansel Adams Intersection of Lindbrook Drive (right) where it meets Westwood Boulevard (foreground) just outside of a Ralph's supermarket in Westwood Village. Designed by architect Russell Collins and built in 1929, the market is identified by the words "Ralphs Grocery Co.," seen over the doorway. Various businesses, including Sears and the Fox Westwood theater, are visible in the background,

Photo of the Donut Hole in La Puente (built in 1968) from the Los Angeles Public Library archive, though it tends to be outshined by LA’s better-known donut icon, Randy’s Donuts.

The original spire of the Tiffany Hotel, built in 1939, exemplifies how how Hollywood inspired art deco architecture in Miami Beach.

The home Charlie Chaplin build at 1085 Summit Drive, located on a six and a half-acre lot just below Pickfair with Harold Lloyd's Greenacres just below. Chaplin designed this modest, 14-room house which he called "California Gothic."

from ArchDaily

Openhouse / XTEN Architecture

Open House is a beautiful modern residence in the Hollywood Hills. Designed by LA based firm XTEN Architecture and the name ‘Open House’ is based on the ventilation system where every elevation of the house is open to capture the… Continue Reading →

This shot is from 1934. The Pig Café was near the corner of La Brea Ave and Rosewood Ave in Hollywood. Hmmm...I don’t know but I suspect the people who built this might have put a bit more thought into it. You open a café in the shape of PIG? Exactly what sort of message are you sending your customers...?