Entries from July 2009

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Shulman Obituary written by Ron Fields

Here is a link to a really thoughtful obituary done on Julius by his good friend Ron Fields. “I had the good fortune of forging a most special friendship with Julius Shulman, the legendary architectural photographer and iconic chronicler of the rise of Los Angeles’ modern era, who died July 15 at the age of […]

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Julius Shulman: 1910 – 2009

“What good is a dream house if you haven’t got a dream?” -Julius Shulman He truly lived an amazing life; maybe even the equivalent to three lives in his almost 99 years. He was a mentor, an inspiration, a surrogate grandfather and a friend. Wherever it is we go after this world, I know that […]

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The Chemosphere House By John Lautner

From the TAKE SUNSET Blog. “The Chemosphere is a very fitting start to the “Best Of L.A.” series since for many people any conversation about the most interesting houses in L.A. must begin with the iconic Chemosphere house. Built in 1960 and designed by architect John Lautner, this eight-sided house in the Hollywood Hills was […]