Friday, June 25, 2010

Houses of Los Angeles, 1885-1919

Houses of Los Angeles ( Urban Domestic Architecture Series ), is a two-volume study of historic Los Angeles houses from 1885 until 1935. It contains a range of design from bungalows, Scottish castles, Japanese pavilions, Moorish style homes to modern houses.

Moorish style home, 1897

 Algerian-style court of a house in Pasadena built in 1897

City mansion, mission style, 1901

Hollywood Japanese-inspired villa

Pasadena Spanish-inspired home, 1916

Beachfront home in Long Beach, 1916

Hollywood Swiss-chalet inspired home, 1914

West Hollywood home, 1916

Italian Renaissance villa in Pasadena, 1905

Images courtesy of Kevin Sharkey

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