June Gloom

Monday, June 25, 2012


Ground-level details on the future Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.

The ex. Herald Examiner building. S. Broadway, Downtown.

A family passes an American flag-decked house. Arlington Heights/Mid-City.

Auditorium details at a school in Pico-Union.

The stunning Eastern Columbia Building, a personal favorite.

An installation from French artist JR's "Wrinkles of the city" project.

Tacos de camarones  y un Jarritos. Mariscos Jalisco, Boyle Heights.

Floor tiling. Nirad's loft.

Mural. Olympic Blvd., Boyle Heights.

Interior of Handsome Coffee Roasters. Arts District.

Little Bangladesh mural. 3rd. St., Koreatown.

Number 1 combo pho. Legend Noodle, Koreatown.

Parked out front. Wilshire Park.

LA skyline seen from the Olympic Blvd. bridge. Boyle Heights.

Westlake and Central LA seen from the 9th floor of the American Cement Building. Westlake.

Modernist apartment building. Koreatown.

Más Misc. Los Angeles

Thursday, June 14, 2012


The historic, Streamline Firestone service station on La Brea and 8th St. Miracle Mile.

Pad-thai. Prael Thai.

A Mission-style home in the Lafayette Square section of Mid-City.

An early Modernist home in the same area.

The excellently Modernist Chase bank building at the intersection of Crenshaw and Vernon. Leimert Park.

Jamaican curry chicken. Ackee Jamaican, Leimert Park.

A latté at Handsome Coffee Roasters. Arts District.

The Vision Theater. Leimert Park.

Interior of Handsome Coffee Roasters.

Iced vanilla latté at Commissary Coffee.

An eclectically-designed Mission Revival house in Carthay Circle.

Craftsman homes in Jefferson Park.
The Raphael Soriano-designed house Lukens House, in Jefferson Park.
Commissary Coffee. Hollywood.

Misc. Los Angeles

10 Craftsmans

Monday, June 4, 2012

Below are photos I took yesterday in the historic South LA neighborhood of Jefferson. Bounded roughly by Crenshaw, Western, Exposition, and Adams, the neighborhood is best-known for its extensive stock of Craftsman houses, if little else. The following photos were taken on the 2300 blocks of W. 30th and 31st streets.