|Intl. Notebook||Mar 1 2012|
Above, a shot of a fire in L.A.’s architecturally significant Richfield Tower, today 1954. The art deco styled building survived the blaze, thanks to the efforts of firefighters, but was demolished fifteen years later and is now just another part of mid-century Los Angeles that exists only in memories and photos. A few more shots below show the bulilding's elegant form and unique flourishes.