Ravenswork Studios on 324 2008

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Electric Avenue
Venice, California

Craftsman Bungalow on 324 2008

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Circa 19TK

The link between house and land typical of California Bungalows is particularly evident with this Oakwood residence.

Brooks
Venice, California

Pink Aqua Cottage on 324 2008

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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

House of Mustard on 324 2008

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This slightly asymmetrical “stucco box” is balanced in part by its bold use of color and copper facework.

Ocean
Venice, California

Green Shingle Bungalow on 324 2008

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Circa 19TK

While small gardens have long been common to bungalows, the foliage here adds a fourth, “green” wall to this bungalow’s broad front porch.

San Juan
Venice, California

St. Francis Hotel (Historic) on 3128 2008

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Circa 1904

The St. Marks, designed per developer Abbot Kinney’s directive in “Venitian Renaissance” stlye, was a cornerstone of early Venice.

Windward
Venice, California

Dwarfed Cottage on 3128 2008

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

Ocean Ave
Venice, California

Apartment Building (Marsh & Russell) on 3025 2008

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Circa 1905

Early Marsh & Russell apartments in the old canal district. Like several other, contemporary Venice designs, the building is evocative of the Prairie School architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and his mentor, Louis Henri Sullivan.

San Juan Ave
Venice, California

Old Craftsman (Historic) on 3025 2008

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Circa 1912

This Market Street Craftsman is a variation on the important, turn-of-the-century (that would be the last century) architectural style.

Market Street
Venice, California

The Haley Hotel (Historic) on 3025 2008

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Circa 1906

The former Haley Hotel (which I know precious little about) is now home to a youth hostel, skateboard shop and various other small businesses.

1516 Pacific Ave
Venice, California

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