Tag: LAX

July 23, 2014 /

Previously we talked about the Architect to the Stars, Mr. Paul Revere Williams, and recently I came across a photo of another Los Angeles landmark under construction: the Theme Building at LAX.  So, let’s start with a portrait of the architect, President of the Municipal Art Commission of Los Angeles…

September 21, 2012 /

I just have to say I saw Endeavour over Griffith Park Observatory and the cheers and the glory and size and the way it banked and tipped its wings and the two fighter planes aloft and escorting in the bright blue California sky – and the impact that this vessel…

September 21, 2012 /

Today the Space Shuttle, built by Rockwell International, arrives in Los Angeles and will be on exhibit at the California Science Center. Fly overs will include JPL in La Canada, Griffith Park Observatory, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Venice Beach, the Long Beach Aquarium, The Queen Mary, the Getty Museum, and Exposition…

September 8, 2012 /

The Beatles landing at LAX – they played the Hollywood Bowl in August of 1964 and 1965: . August 24, 1964 — the day after the Hollywood Bowl — at a Bel-Air rental:

May 29, 2012 /

There’s a centennial birthday coming up (July 12th) for the Beverly Hills Hotel which opened in 1912 and was renovated by Paul Revere Williams in 1946… Iconic. If you want to know about an architect who designed many of the landmark buildings of Los Angeles and hundreds of local residences…