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You’re Invited to Enjoy “The View From Santa Monica” Esther McCoy Lecture This Saturday!

If you love Southern California’s historic modernistic architecture and you have not yet “met” Esther McCoy then you will be in for a treat. From 1950 up until her death in 1989, McCoy wrote and lectured extensively and brilliantly on … Continue reading

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Populuxe Palace – The 1957 Research House

Between 1945 and 1966, a series of “Case Study” houses were built inĀ the Los Angeles area that were intended to serve as something of a laboratory for new ideas and methods in modern home construction and design. TheĀ brainchild of John … Continue reading

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