Tag: Art Deco

Local architect drawing Harvey House final touches

Local architect drawing Harvey House final touches

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month we asked our readers to send us their memories of the Fred Harvey Room at Union Station. While we didn’t receive any reminiscences about one of the last Harvey Houses in operation before it closed in 1967, we did hear from Richard Herman, A.I.A., the architect working on the site’s renovation. “It’s been […]

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Groundbreaking set for January for The Mansfield

Groundbreaking set for January for The Mansfield

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A six-story, 138-unit, mixed-use project has been given the okay at City Hall, and neighbors are bracing themselves for more construction in Sycamore Square. The Mansfield, at 5100 Wilshire Blvd., will replace an Art Deco theater built in 1931. Construction is set to begin in January and finish in late 2016, according to the developer’s […]

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Stiles O. Clements was an important figure in Art Deco movement

Stiles O. Clements was an important figure in Art Deco movement

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stiles O. Clements, who designed the Pasadena Showcase House, was a prominent Southern California architect for 50 years. He studied architecture at the Drexel Institute in Philadelphia, and took further studies at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He came to Los Angeles in 1911 and joined the Los Angeles office of Morgan, Walls & […]

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