Souvenir pictorial booklet of the Post-war House, Wilshire Blvd. at Highland Ave., Los Angeles

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Title

Souvenir pictorial booklet of the Post-war House, Wilshire Blvd. at Highland Ave., Los Angeles

Description

Provenance

Gift of Alfred Willis.

 

Environmental Design Library

EnvDesign Rare

Fritz Bernard Burns (1899-1979) was a powerful real estate developer in Southern California. He was president of the Home Builders Association of Los Angeles in 1942 and of the National Association of Home Builders in 1945. The “Post-War House” of this booklet was a model home based on research and using new construction techniques and materials. “The Garden is a Living Room” was designed by the firm of Garret Eckbo, Robert Royston and Edward A. Williams, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Creator

Fritz B. Burns Research Division for Housing.

Publisher

[Los Angeles] : Fritz B. Burns Research Division for Housing

Date

1946

Citation

Fritz B. Burns Research Division for Housing., “Souvenir pictorial booklet of the Post-war House, Wilshire Blvd. at Highland Ave., Los Angeles,” Environmental Design Archives Exhibitions, accessed July 21, 2024, http://exhibits.ced.berkeley.edu/items/show/457.