Category Archives: Los Angeles

Chapel of Jesus Ethic, Glendale, CA

  Unknown by many, even in Glendale, the Chapel of Jesus Ethic is the centerpiece of a campus for the obscure Foundation of Niscience. The campus is located behind a high wall of yellow brick and is not easily accessible. … Continue reading

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5820 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

  Los Angeles is the land of mundane office buildings. This one was built in 1958. It sits directly across the street from the La Brea Tar Pits.

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Wilshire La Jolla Medical Building, Los Angeles, CA

Located at 6360 Wilshire Boulevard is this medical office building. The white caduceus on a black background over the entrance makes a prominent statement. It was built in 1955.

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Mundane Mondays: 14708 Ventura Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

I thought we’d start with something truly mundane, courtesy of reader Adam R. This building in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles has been a bank (possibly originally built as such), more recently a gym and is now for … Continue reading

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Mundane in LA Part Two: Office Buildings Continued, CA

More office buildings in Beverly Hills. On W. Olympic Boulevard. 8906 W. Olympic Boulevard, 1954. 8900 W. Olympic Boulevard, 1953. 8840 W. Olympic Boulevard, 1951. Home to the Beverly Hills Courier. 8857 W. Olympic Boulevard, 1960.

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Mundane in LA Part One: Office Buildings, CA

Here are a few examples of 50s era office and commercial buildings I photographed around LA. These are in Beverly Hills. 1054 S. Robertson Boulevard, 1962. 1107-1111 S. Robertson Boulevard, 1965-66. Listed in Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles as work … Continue reading


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