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Architecture of apartment building creates living mood
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated June 15, 1962 partially reads, "Southern California has started a new trend in construction by creating apartment buildings to convey a pre-defined kind of 'mood,'...Such a building is 'Maximes,' a 41-unit apartment at 8363 Willis Ave., Panorama City, designed to give the dweller the mood of enjoyment and excitement suggested by far-away places. Architect Lucille Raport, A.I.A., one of the few women architects who has achieved national recognition, planned 'Maximes' so that 'some may be reminded of a sidewalk cafe in France, a formal courtyard in New Orleans, a glimpse of the Gay Nineties, or an Old World coffee house,' she said."
1 photographic print :b&w ;13 x 18 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Raport, Lucille
Maximes (Apartments : Los Angeles, Calif.)
Architectural renderings
Apartment houses--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Sidewalks--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Panorama City (Los Angeles)
Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Willis Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Panorama City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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