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Image Not Available Cosmo Lofts n/a 5 1896

Cosmo Lofts is a 5-story building in Los Angeles, California. Originally built in 1896 as a storage warehouse, the building was converted to live/work lofts in 2004. Originally built in 1896 to house a moving and storage facility. In 2004, the building underwent a renovation by Creative Environments of Hollywood to convert the building to live/work lofts and creative offices.

Image Not Available Higgins Building n/a 10 1909

The Higgins Building is a proto-Modernist building located in downtown Los Angeles, California. Built and owned by Thomas Higgins, an Irish American in 1909, the building was originally used for office space and years later was transformed into downtown lofts. The architects were Albert C. Martin, Sr. and A.L. Haley. The Higgins Building also houses one of Los Angeles' premier nightclubs in its basement, The Edison, which opened in 2007.

Bryson Apartment Hotel photo Bryson Apartment Hotel n/a n/a 1913

Bryson Apartment Hotel is an historic 110,000-square-foot (10,000 m) ten-story apartment building on Wilshire Boulevard in the MacArthur Park section of Los Angeles, California. Built in 1913 in the Beaux Arts style, it was one of the most luxurious residential buildings in Los Angeles for many years. The building is also closely associated with the city's film noir history, having been featured in Raymond Chandler's works and the 1990 neo-noir The Grifters.

Image Not Available The Haas Building 55 ft. 12 1915

The Haas Building is located at 219 West 7th Street, at the corner of Broadway and Seventh Street, in Historic Downtown Los Angeles, California. The building was originally owned by Abraham Haas of San Francisco; president of Haas, Baruch,CXL & PWL'S. The structure was made to be one of the finest and most modern buildings of the time. The building was constructed in the year 1915, built with the latest steel frame and absolutely fireproof.

Image Not Available Biscuit Company Lofts n/a 7 1925

The Biscuit Company Lofts is a 7-story building in Los Angeles, California. Built in 1925 as a factory, the building was converted to live/work lofts in 2006. Conceived as the west coast headquarters for the National Biscuit Company, this landmark structure was designed by E.J. Eckel. Constructed in 1925 for a cost of 2 million dollars, this 7 story factory quickly became an architectural sensation.

Roosevelt Building photo Roosevelt Building n/a n/a 1926

The Roosevelt Building is a highrise building in Downtown Los Angeles built in 1926. It was designed by Claude Beelman and Alexander Curlett in a Renaissance Revival style. It was later converted to lofts. In 2007, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Textile Center Building photo Textile Center Building n/a 12 1926

Textile Center Building is a 12-story brick building located in the Los Angeles Fashion District. Designed by William Douglas Lee in the Gothic Revival style, the building opened in 1926 as a center for garment manufacturing. It has since been converted to condominiums. The Textile Center Building was developed by Florence C. Casler, a pioneering woman real estate developer and contractor. When the building was completed, Casler maintained her office there during the height of her career.

Board of Trade Building photo Board of Trade Building 90 ft. n/a 1929

Board of Trade Building is a historic building in Downtown Los Angeles that was opened in 1929. Located at the northwest corner of Main Street and Seventh Street, the building was designed by Claud Beelman and Alexander Curlett in the Beaux Arts style with Neoclassical influence. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2008 and is one of more than ten Claud Beelman buildings included in the National Register.

Montecito Apartments photo Montecito Apartments n/a n/a 1930

Montecito Apartments is a large apartment building in Hollywood, California, USA. It was built in 1935 in the zig-zag Art Deco style and was the home for many Hollywood celebrities, including James Cagney, Mickey Rooney and Montgomery Clift. It was also Ronald Reagan’s first home when he moved to Hollywood in 1937. In 1985, the building was converted to a low-income housing project for senior citizens. The building was built in 1935 with 95 units at a cost of $1 million.

Garfield Building photo Garfield Building n/a n/a 1930

The thirteen story Art Deco style Garfield Building is a U.S. historic structure in Los Angeles, California. Designed by American architect Claud Beelman, construction lasted from 1928-30. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to the detailed ornamentation around the street-level entry way, The Garfield Building has an art deco lobby. It was a working office building for many years but it's empty now.

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