Monthly archives of “April 2014

Boston City Hall

BOSTON CITY HALL | Boston

LOCATION: 1 City Hall Ave, Boston, MA 02201 United States ARCHITECT: Kallmann McKinnell & Wood DATES: 1968 NOTES: Site Visit(s): Thu Apr 24, Tues Apr 29 2014 __________________________________________

Temple Street Garage

TEMPLE STREET GARAGE | New Haven

LOCATION: 1 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510, United States ARCHITECT: Paul Rudolph DATES: 1961 NOTES: This structure was renovated in 2002 by Desman Associates; most of the efforts went towards concrete restoration and repair, with some minor alterations to improve ADA accessibility Site Visit: Tues […]

Knights of Columbus Museum

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MUSEUM | New Haven

LOCATION: 1 State St, New Haven, CT USA ARCHITECT: Douglas Orr, deCossy, Winder & Associates // Roche Dinkerloo & Associates DATES: 1965 // 1982 NOTES: Former New Haven Community Services building, was vacated in 1980s after which it was purchased by the Knights of Columbus. […]

Former Armstrong Tire Building

FORMER ARMSTRONG TIRE CO BUILDING | New Haven

LOCATION: 500 Sargent Dr, New Haven, CT ARCHITECT: Marcel Breuer DATES: 1968-1970 NOTES: Building suffered partial demolition in 2003 while under IKEA’s ownership (this was a compromise from IKEA’s proposed full demolition of the building); still owned by IKEA, the building remains vacant today. Site Visit: […]

Huntington Beach Library

HUNTINGTON BEACH CENTRAL PUBLIC LIBRARY | Los Angeles

LOCATION: 7111 Talbert Avenue Huntington Beach, CA 92648 ARCHITECT: Richard and Dion Neutra DATES: 1975 NOTES: A rather mediocre addition was constructed in the mid-1990s which compromised the original entryway and enclosed the once-exterior dramatic circular stair. Some renovations were completed in 2007 which returned […]

Salk Institute

SALK INSTITUTE | La Jolla

LOCATION: 10010 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States ARCHITECT: Louis Kahn DATES: 1959-1965 NOTES: Landmark designation in 1991; Recipient in 1992 of AIA 25 year award Site Visit: Tues Apr 8 2014 ________________________ RELEVANT LINKS http://www.archdaily.com/61288/ad-classics-salk-institute-louis-kahn/

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ST BASIL CATHOLIC CHURCH | Los Angeles

LOCATION: 3611 Wilshire Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90005 ARCHITECT: A. C. Martin & Associates, Emmet L. Wemple DATES: 1969 NOTES: Site Visit: Mon Apr 07 2014 _______________________________   RELATED LINKS https://www.laconservancy.org/locations/st-basil-catholic-church http://www.stbasilchurch-la.org/

Praça das Artes

PRAÇA DAS ARTES | São Paulo

LOCATION: Rua Conselheiro Crispiniano, São Paulo, Brazil ARCHITECT: Brasil Arquitetura DATES: 2012 NOTES: Site Visit: Tues Apr 2 2014 _________________________ Though this project was “completed” in 2012 (as further supported by the glossy final project shots published on various architecture blogs) there’s a strange limbo […]

SESC Pompeia

SESC POMPEIA | São Paulo

Location: Rua Clélia, 93 – Barra Funda, São Paulo, Brazil Architect: Lina Bo Bardi Dates: 1977-1986 Notes: Site Visit(s): Thurs Mar 20, Sun Mar 23, Tues Apr 1 2014 _____________________________