AKA: KNX Radio Sation #2, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA; Columbia Square, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Heitschmidt, Earl T. Architect (firm); Lescaze, William, Architect (firm); Pereira, William L. and Associates Planning and Architecture (firm); Earl Theodore Heitschmidt (architect); William Edmond Lescaze (architect); William Leonard Pereira (architect)

Dates: constructed 1937-1938

5 stories

6121 West Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-6423

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Columbia Broadcasting Studios

Swiss-born architect William Lescaze (1896-1969), who practiced primarily in New York, NY, created the original configuration, for the CBS Studios in 1938: it consisted of a five-story office building, with ten studios, including the Playhouse and adjoining offices; Lescaze associated with Los Angeles architect Earl T. Heitschmidt (1894-1972) on the CBS project; after 1940, the studios were located next to the popular Palladium Night Club on West Sunset Boulevard.

Honor, Award, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Southern CA Chapter, for the CBS Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, 1939.

Los Angeles architectural firm William Pereira and Associates began a renovation on 07/01/1968.

PCAD id: 73