Fading Away (30 images)
The El Mirador, a landmark apartment building in West Hollywood – 1929, S. Charles Lee – now abandoned. It may be gone soon. The architect would understand. S. Charles Lee (1899-1990) designed the similarly flamboyant Los Angeles Theater in downtown Los Angeles, then just about every swoopy Art Deco movie palace out here. Then he moved on to Streamline Moderne movie palaces – when Bauhaus was big. Then the market dried up. His work in the field of tilt-up building systems...