Streamline Moderne – Industrial/Commercial Buildings
The iconic, ship inspired, Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Los Angeles located on Central Avenue at 14th St. It was architected by Robert V. Derrah and built in 1939. The facade is made of riveted sheet metal, much like an ocean-liner, complete with a control tower, deck railing, and classic nautical round porthole windows.
Streamline Moderne – Government Buildings
The exquisite Maywood City Hall building, located at 4319 E Slauson Ave in Maywood
Pan Pacific Park at 7600 Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles, was built on the site of the former Pan Pacific Auditorium (1935-1972), and the park headquarters has a simplified homage to the 4 towers that you can see in the right hand photo of the auditorium in its heyday.
Streamline Moderne – Apartments and Bungalows
A beautiful streamline apartment complex located at 3509 E 1st St in Long Beach.
The Mauretania, a superb streamline apartment complex inspired by the ocean liner of the same name. The architect was Milton J Black, and it was built in 1934, located on 520 Rossmoore Ave in Hancock Park
This recently restored streamline delight is an apartment building located at 2832 1st St in Long Beach
Two views of the superb Doheny Courtyard Apartments, from 1937, located at 9231-9245 Doheny Rd in West Hollywood. Note the corner curves, bandings and porthole windows
A beautiful streamline apartment building in Santa Monica in minty-fresh color scheme, located at the intersection of 21st St and Oak Ave. Note the curves, scalloped stairway supports, and white streamline pilasters on two sides of the building.
Streamline Moderne – Residences and Multiplexes
A gorgeous streamline mansion on the east side of Long Beach, located at 926 Santiago Ave
Two views of a striking streamline home on Naples island in Long Beach, at 83 Corinthian Walk. Note the curves and liberal use of glass blocks and polished stainless steel awning/banding detail, and nautical elements like decks with railing, as well as multiple exterior stairways.
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