Tag: American Institute of Architects

A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich, Part II

A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich, Part II

| December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month, the Larchmont Chronicle featured the first half of a talk that Windsor Square resident, and “famous real estate developer,” Wayne Ratkovich presented to the Auxiliary of the Hospital of the Good Samaritan in the spring of last year. Also last month, Wayne received another accolade, being honored on December 8 by the USC […]

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A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich

A quick trip through Los Angeles history with Wayne Ratkovich

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wayne and Jo Ann Ratkovich have lived in Windsor Square and Hancock Park (and Windsor Square again) for most of the past 50 years. Wayne has become a “famous real estate developer,” especially because of his interest in historic preservation. (He preceded me in serving a nine-year term as a Trustee of the National Trust […]

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Around the Town: Reserve Corps honored; all aboard USS Iowa; NGA appreciation

Around the Town: Reserve Corps honored; all aboard USS Iowa; NGA appreciation

| June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Who would give up his or her weekends for no pay after months of grueling training? Some might do it for the excitement and adventure, but for the brave Angelenos, the motivation is a sense of duty to assist in doing what each can for community safety. Such is the mission of the Los Angeles […]

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AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

AIA honored Paul Williams, Frank Clementi: Area homes, Grand Park among their works

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The most prestigious individual award of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is its Gold Medal. Since 1907, the medal has been awarded to individuals whose significant bodies of work have had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. This year, the Gold Medal was awarded posthumously to Los Angeles architect Paul […]

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Architects oppose city moratorium; one initiative postponed

Architects oppose city moratorium; one initiative postponed

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) gathered downtown March 8 to discuss the potential negative impacts of two proposed ballot initiatives. James Auld, a partner at the architecture firm Altoon Partners—the evening’s host—opened the meeting and thanked more than 30 architects, city planners and neighborhood activists for coming […]

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