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(Start):Los Angeles has many different types of architectural styles scattered throughout the city and nearby satellite cities.
Venice Beach, CA. This L.A. beach community includes several examples of the Storybook Style, a playful variation of the English Tudor cottage.
Architectural Design of Los Angeles
Architecture Of Los Angeles
City Of Los Angeles
Second-largest city in the United
States after New York City
The most populous city in the U.S.
3state of California, and the county
seat of Los Angeles County.
Situated in Southern California, Los
Angeles is known its Mediterranean
climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling
A major center of the American
Focal point of the larger Los Angeles
metropolitan area and the Greater
Los Angeles Area region
2010 – 13 million and over 18
One of the most populous
metropolitan areas in the world as
well as the second-largest in the
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments (LAHCMs) in Downtown Los Angeles,
California are designated by the City's Cultural Heritage Commission.
There are more than 120 LAHCMs in the downtown area.
Old Plaza Historic District
Broadway Theater District,
Spring Street Financial District
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Palace Theatre Los Angeles City Hall La Placita Church
Modern Architectural Styles
• Los Angeles has a rich, diverse history of architectural works, having been known
throughout professional architectural circles as a test bed for architecture.
• Architects such as Richard Neutra, Pierre Koenig, John Lautner and Frank Lloyd Wright all
have important works in the city.
• Mission revival,
• Spanish colonial revival,
• Norman French provincial
• French chateau
• English Tudor
• Beaux arts
• Art deco
• Streamline modern
• The Colonial Revival homes in La
Fayette Square range in their aesthetic
influences and level of detail.
• Subsets Colonial Revival Style
Georgian and Adam
• American Colonial Revival style –
Have very simple and clean exteriors
• Adam and Georgian Revival – Have
more ornate embellishments such as
quoins and dentils.
• Style dates from the early 1900s
• Is a response to the English Arts
and Crafts Movement.
• Craftsman architecture
Stressed the importance of
Adapts form to function
Relates the building to both its
designer through the
incorporation of craftsmanship,
and to the surrounding landscape
• Popular throughout the United
• The style is intended to mimic the
design of small manor houses and
farmhouses of Northwest France.
• It is likely that part of the
popularity of this design is
attributable to the many American
servicemen stationed in France
during World War I.
• The most common characteristics of
International Style buildings are said
• Rectilinear forms
• Light, taut plane
• Open interior spaces
• A visually weightless quality
engendered by the use of cantilever
Glass and steel, in combination with
usually less visible reinforced concrete,
are the characteristic materials of the
English Tudor Revival
Tudor style homes have many of
• Decorative half-timbering
• Steeply pitched roof
• Prominent cross gables
• Tall, narrow windows
• Small window panes
• Massive chimneys, often
decorative chimney pots
Modern & Famous Buildings of Los Angeles
US Bank Tower Walt Disney Concert Hall
Height: 310 m Height: 88m
Floors: 73 Floor: 13
Type: skyscraper Type: Hall
Important Buildings of Los Angeles
Gas Company Tower 777 Tower LA County Museum of Arts
Tallest buildings in Los Angeles
• Ranks skyscrapers in
the U.S. city of Los
Angeles, California by height.
• 73-story U.S. Bank Tower, which
rises 1,018 feet (310 m)
• Second-tallest skyscraper –
The Aon Center, which rises 858
feet (262 m).
• Seven of the ten tallest buildings
in California are located in Los
Angeles. Aon Center
City National Tower