Volunteer Opportunity for Modernist Architecture Enthusiasts

From the comfort of your laptop, car, or both, be a volunteer USModernist field research agent in Los Angeles.  Research Modernist houses online and/or in your car to solve the missing pieces Continue Reading

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Becker House, Gregory Ain, Architect 1938-40; Barry Milofsky, M2A Architects, Restoration 2003-07

The Becker House marks a divergence of style for Architect Gregory Ain. Instead of the usual right angles, Ain brings a touch of the Streamline Moderne with curved walls along the upper corners and Continue Reading

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Avenal Cooperative Housing, Gregory Ain, Architect, 1948

In the 1940’s Gregory Ain designed several attached and detached housing projects that were notable for their site planning and innovation. These began with the Dunsmuir Flats in 1937, after Continue Reading

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Ain & Garrott Architectural Office, Gregory Ain & Jimmy Garrott 1950

Gregory Ain and James “Jimmy” Garrott designed this mid-century modernist building for their offices in 1950. Garrott was one of the few African-American architects of the time. The office is Continue Reading

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