Cliff May: Riviera Ranch drawings (Los Angeles, Calif.)
These unbuilt entrance gates indicate May’s vision for Riviera Ranch as a secluded world. The imagined landscaping is a fanciful mixture of cacti and palm trees. The building on the left is an architectural office with drafting and reception rooms. Cliff May did eventually build an office for himself here in 1949, at 13151 Sunset Boulevard, though of a different design.
Cliff May, architect
Cliff May papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Cliff May, architect, “Cliff May: Riviera Ranch drawings (Los Angeles, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed November 23, 2020, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/471.