Smith and Williams: United Autoworkers Union building (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Description

Of all Smith and Williams’s buildings, the union structures are the most modernistic. The glass, steel and concrete buildings present forthright, transparent façades to their members and communities. The materials also represent the sleek and modern modes of transportation made by their members: automobiles and aircraft.

Creator

Smith and Williams, architects
Julius Shulman, photographer

Source

Smith & Williams records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Date

1958

Rights

© J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10)

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Collection

Citation

Smith and Williams, architects Julius Shulman, photographer, “Smith and Williams: United Autoworkers Union building (Los Angeles, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed September 27, 2021, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/535.