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.


Cricket Building

Cricket Building

Circa 1937

This Streamlined Moderne building, a combination of stores and residences, was built along the course of the former Coral Canal only eight years after it was filled in and dubbed Main Street.

Main Street
Venice, California

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Deck House

Deck House

Circa 19TK

Sun decks and a casement window sun porch distinguish this wooden home.

Grand Blvd
Venice, California

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Delmer Residence (Morphosis)

Delmer Residence (Morphosis)

Original house circa 19TK. Addition, 1976, by Morphosis.

Fairly early work by Thom Mayne and Morphosis.

19th Street
Venice, California

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Doll Cottage

Doll Cottage

Venice canals
Venice, CA 90291

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Domed Roof House

Domed Roof House

Circa 1907

This domed roof, clapboard house is said to be one of the oldest homes in Venice. It can be seen in postcards dating back a century.

Venice, California

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Douroux House (A. Predock)

Douroux House (A. Predock)

1990 by A. Predock.

Cantilevered (red-framed) window and waterfall fountain are among the distinctive features of this oceanfront home by the revered Southwestern architect.

Ocean Front Walk
Venice, California

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Drier House (Coop Himmelblau)

Drier House (Coop Himmelblau)

1995 by Coop Himmelblau

Example of deconstructive architecture by this Austrian collective founded by Wolf Prix, Helmut Swiczinsky and Michael Holzer. The name translates roughly from German to English as Blue Sky Cooperative.

Venice, California

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Dunn Moray House (Callas Shortridge Architects)

Dunn Moray House (Callas Shortridge Architects)

2006 by Callas Shortridge Architects

Venice, California

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Dutch Duplex

Dutchy Duplex

Circa 19TK

Run-down duplex with Dutch lineage.

Brooks
Venice, California

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Dwarfed Cottage

Dwarfed Cottage

This old cottage could almost fit in the living rooms of the houses on either side. Size isn’t everything.

Ocean Ave
Venice, California

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