BUNKER HILL: STYLE AND SUITABILITY

Post-lecture old Bunker Hill and Environs Tour

BUNKER HILL: STYLE AND SUITABILITY

Created By: Los Angeles Visionaries Association

Tour Information

At the conclusion of the talk, we’ll take a walking tour of the immediate neighborhood, looking at extant buildings and visiting locations of lost ones featured in the presentation.


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Angels Flight Lower Gateway

The lower gateway of Angels Flight, placed here in 1996, one-half block south of Third and Hill, where the flight lived from 1901-1969. The upper and lower termini were designed by Train & Williams and built in 1910.
2
Savoy Garage

Built as a public garage by Harris Realty, this 1923 structure is the oldest remaining part of old Bunker Hill.  It was designed by the titans of LA architecture Curlett & Beelman, who also designed the 1926 May Company garage at 6th &... Read more
3
Ruins of Fremont Hotel

Here, the remains of the retaining wall from the Fremont Hotel, designed by John C Austin.  The hotel, which opened in September 1902, was the first structure on Bunker Hill to be designed in the Mission style, with red-tiled towers and sc... Read more
4
Bunker Hill Steps

Designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin and completed in 1990.   "Halprin likened the role of a landscape architect to that of a choreographer, aiming to guide human movement through the environment in positive ways. As a monument... Read more
5
One Bunker Hill

The Southern California Edison Company Building, James & David Allison, 1930.    The Edison was of the first all-electrically heated and cooled buildings constructed in the western United States. The fourteen-story, steel-framed build... Read more
6
Richfield Building

The site of the former Richfield Oil bldg.  Stiles Clements of Morgan Walls and Clements was chief architect.  1929. Black gold!  Machine age!  It is demolished in 1968-9. 

 

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