ARCHITECTURE


This guide is very much a work in progress. Expect additional, specific architectural information, links and random blather shortly. For now, pray, indulge my inaccuracies, misnomers and general loosey-gooseyness.

Click below on an entry's BLUE TITLE -- for example, L.A. Louver (Frederick Fischer & Partners) -- for additional photos and information where available. Please feel free to add corrections and any other feedback in the form of comments.


Pink Aqua Cottage

Pink Aqua Cottage

Circa 19TK

This simple, long and low cottage, once so common in Venice, is a gradually (some might say rapidly) dying breed as more and more owners and builders seek to maximize square footage on the community’s small lots.

San Juan
Venice, California

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Pitched Roof

Pitched Roof

Venice, CA 90291

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Po-Mo Castle

Po-Mo Castle

date and architect unknown (I’m researching)

Orange and red post modern home with pop-out portico and turret features.

Venice, California

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Police and Fire Station of Venice (Historic)

Police and Fire Station of Venice (Historic)

Circa 1930

Venice’s old police and fire station is Los Angeles’ only art deco police station and was the first municipal building built after Venice’s 1925 annexation by the City of L.A. This PWA-era building has relief work over the entrance.

North Venice Blvd at Pisani Drive
Venice, California

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Post Colonial

Post Colonial

Venice, California

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Post Duplex

Post Duplex

Post modern duplex near the beach in Venice

Venice, California

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Post Modern Business

Post Modern Business

Circa 19TK

The post modern aspects of this small Abbot Kinney office appear to be an after-the-fact addition, “appear” being the operative word here.

1310 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, California

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Post Modern Colonial Revival

Post Modern Pueblo Revival

Circa 1980s

The entrance’s post-modern cartoonyness is the modest Pueblo Revival house’s defining feature.

Walk streets
Venice, California

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Post Moderne

Post Moderne

19TK by TK

Westminster and Riviera
Venice, California

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Yellow Tower

Post Moderne Stucco

TK by TK

Cutaways, angular chimney and galvanized roof house distinguish this tall (for its neighborhood) residence from other of Venice’s burgeoning stucco “battleships” though there is something faintly nautical going on.

Palms Ave
Venice, California

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