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San Diego Banks and Art

Balboa Park: Modeltown

(Streamline) Modern San Diego

Modern La Jolla

The FutureCraft Home

Meet Mac McClain

San Diego Quick Tour

The Pan-Pacific House

Profile: The Timken Museum of Art

Architecture Critic James Britton's Biography

Towards a Definition of San Diego Modernism

Modernism: How The Principles Developed

Sim Bruce Richards: A Legacy in Wood

San Diego's Contemporary Modernists

AIA Design Awards Remarks

Photo Essay: Lloyd Ruocco Design Demolished

Preserving Modernism

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Much like their buildings, there are fewer of San Diego’s post-War Architects with us Today

UCSD Muir College Modernism

Definition of San Diego Modernism

Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy in San Diego

Gregory Ain House Discovered in Vista

Modern San Diego Prologue

2004 Julius Shulman Wall Calendar

Keith York Interview 1

Keith York Interview 2


Lloyd Ruocco's Grossmont Spec House (RIP)

Until May 12, 2007, the Lloyd Ruocco designed spec house was located at 5609 Lakewood Drive in La Mesa, California. The house was sold to the Ishikawa family in 1969. Until selling the house to a developer in 2006, the original owners resided in this artful creation.

Upon Completion
Photographs taken in 1969 by John Oldenkamp

Photographs taken on May 12, 2007 by Vincent Ursillo