Los Angeles Architecture 101: French Normandy (and Châteauesque)

Featured image credit: Los Angeles This far into our Los Angeles Architecture 101 series, boundaries begin to blur a bit more. Sure, they were already blurring over the last few revival styles. And today’s focus, French Normandy (and the closely related Châteauesque) highlights another revival style, though one with a very distinguished look. However, it […]

Los Angeles Architecture 101: Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture

Are you having deja vu? We’re having deja vu. But it’s understandable; Spanish Colonial Revival architecture is awfully similar to Mission Revival architecture, which we covered in our Los Angeles Architecture 101 series last May. And somewhere, an architect is fantasizing about strangling us for the oversimplification. In our defense, experts will surely agree that […]