Posts Tagged ‘ los angeles ’

You can now buy one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most iconic houses

After an extensive restoration, Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Ennis House in Southern California is on sale for $23 million. It may seem like a lot, but it’s nothing for a classic included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. Built in 1924, the temple-like home rises on a 36,000-square-foot plot in Los Feliz, one of the prettiest neighborhoods of Los Angeles, full of beautiful ravines, hills, and forests.

 

Source: You can now buy one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most iconic houses

Photos: Space shuttle Endeavour’s last trip

I loved this series of images taken from the trip through LA for the Space shuttle Endeavor to the California Space Center where it will remain for exhibition.

Thinking Back to the 1984 Summer Olympics: The Glory and the Magenta | Settler’s Landing | Fast Company

Thinking Back to the 1984 Summer Olympics: The Glory and the Magenta | Settler’s Landing | Fast Company.


Olympics

Being a designer in Southern California is like doing comedy; it’s much harder than it looks. The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles was a perfect example of this. I remember the spring before the Olympics. Everyone planned to leave town. “It will be like Armageddon,” people said. “The freeways will be jammed. People will be stranded on the 405 for days.”