Avalon Hotel

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This hotel comprised three sites and three buildings in need of a coherent identity. All had compromised accessibility, maintenance, and aesthetic issues. When work began, the buildings were long-neglected and the now-popular mid-century modern style had not yet gained public affection. 

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A limited budget helped make the case that the strong compositional bones were worth reinstating as a jumping off point for design.

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Simple design elements (like the new totem elevator) do double-duty to address accessibility and strengthen the original structures' mid-century modern roots.

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STATUS
Completed 2000

LOCATION
Los Angeles, California

CLIENT
Honeymoon Real Estate

PROGRAM
60,000 sf. in 3 Buildings

AWARDS + RECOGNITION
2000  Westside Urban Forum Prize

PRESS
Architectural Record
Interior Design
New Zealand Architecture & Design Trends

SEE ALSO
Commercial
The Standard, DTLA
Beverly Laurel Motor Hotel
Best Western | Hollywood Hills Hotel
The Crown Apartments


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