My Favorite Places

Environmental Nature Center, Newport Beach

By | March 8th, 2017|

By: Dan Heinfeld, FAIA   Located within the City of Newport Beach at 1601 16th Street for over 45 years, the 4.5-acre Environmental Nature Center has provided educational programs to K-12 schools and community groups with a goal of increasing understanding and appreciation of the natural world. The ENC has one of the largest open [...]

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Sky Rose Chapel

By | March 7th, 2017|

I bet that many of you didn't know that we have a  E. Fay Jones... Neo Craftsman Chapel close by @ Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier. A very inspirational structure with his attention to details that he is famous for. Take a field trip and Check out... Post credit: Ron Yeo, FAIA    

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Anaheim Packing House Elected to National Register of Historic Places

By | March 17th, 2016|

Anaheim, CA (March 10, 2016) — The Packing House, Anaheim’s innovative food hall in a restored 1919 Sunkist citrus-packing building, has been awarded a rare placement on the National Register of Historic Places. It joins approximately 150 properties in the U.S. with the historic designation. Anaheim officials recently unveiled the official plaque commemorating the award. [...]

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Christ Cathedral Arboretum

By | January 4th, 2016|

by Mark Paone, AIA This chapel was an extraordinary example of Richard Neutra's genius and architectural skill.  A renovation frequently does meet the design excellence of the original building because of the significant challenges in meeting current code.  This is a rare example of a renovation that is true to the original design but in [...]

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