Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Soriano, Raphael

ID: 125
Full Name: Raphael S. Soriano
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: Greece/US
Birth Date: 1907-08-01
Death Date: 1988-07-16
Family: Parents: Soriano's mother's maiden name was Codron;
Relocation: Born on the island of Rhodes, Greece, Soriano migrated to Los Angeles and then to Northern California, and finally back down to Southern California. His last residence was in the 91711 zip code of Claremont, CA;
Biographical Information: Work History: Draftsman, Richard J. Neutra, Architect, Los Angeles, CA; Principal, Raphael Soriano, Architect, Los Angeles, CA; Principal, Raphael Soriano, Architect, Belvedere, CA.
Miscellaneous: The California Death index had the following dates for Soriano: b. 08/01/1907, d. 07/16/1988; SSN: 563-52-4868.
Archives: All of Soriano's drawings are housed at the Archive Special Collections at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, College of Environmental Design, Pomona, CA. His slide collection, numbering more than 6,000 images, is also housed at Cal Poly Pomona.
Countries: Greece
United States
Structures: 20 Longfellow Road House, Mill Valley, CA - 1952 (11047)
24 Longfellow Road House, Mill Valley, CA - 1952 (11048)
Adolph's Office Building, Burbank, CA - 1951-1953 (9942)
Austrian, Spencer, House, Los Angeles, CA - 1937 (12877)
Bachelor's House, Los Angeles, CA - 1940 (6339)
Case Study House 1950, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA - 1949-1950 (5335)
Colby Apartments, Los Angeles, CA - 1950 (10991)
Curtis-Noyes House, Los Angeles, CA - 1950 (545)
Doric Column (Student Project) - 1929 (213)
Erectheum (Student Project) - Erectheum (212)
Facade of a Private Aquarium (Student Project) - 1929 (214)
Gogol House, Los Angeles, CA - 1938-1939 (2246)
Hallawell Seed Company Garden Center, San Francisco, CA - (1517)
Krause, Edwin, House, Whittier, CA - 1950-1952 (6717)
Lipetz, Helene and Emanuel M. House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA - 1935 (210)
Long Span House, Belvedere, CA - (15888)
Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, CA - 1937 (8056)
Lukens House, Los Angeles, CA - 1939-1940 (15338)
Polito House, Los Angeles, CA - 1939 (418)
Priver, Mr. and Mrs. Dodie, House, Los Angeles, CA - 1936 (12879)
Ross House, Los Angeles, CA - 1938 (5287)
San Pedro Community Hospital, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA - 1958-1960 (18009)
Schrage-Hallauer House, Los Angeles, CA - 1951 (833)
Shulman, Julius, House and Photography Studio, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA - 1947 (5428)
Strauss House, Los Angeles, CA - 1940-1941 (211)
Touriel Medical Building, Los Angeles, CA - 1950 (15339)
Publications: "Modern California Houses", Architectural Record, 133: 1, 62B, 01/1963.
"6 Houses 2. A Bachelor's Home in California", Architectural Record, 92: 5, 48-49, 11/1942.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Ross House, 1938", Architecture in Los Angeles A Compleat Guide, 192, 1985.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Shulman House and Studio, 1950", Architecture in Los Angeles A Compleat Guide, 174, 1985.
Mock, Elizabeth, Built in USA, 1932-1944, 108-109, 1945.
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, Drexler, Arthur, Built in USA: Post-War Architecture, 108-109, 1952.
Wells, Ted, "Modern Patrons", Echoes, 35, 56-57, 84, 02/2001.
"Sunset and AIA pick the seven best houses in the West: This house marks a big step", House and Home, 104-107, 10/1957.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 321, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 103, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 260, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 176, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 86, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 309, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Lukens House, 1940", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 266, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Touriel Medical Building, 1950", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 266, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 137, 1994.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 164-165, 1994.
Eckardt, Wolf Von, "Raphael S. Soriano", Mid-Century Architecture in America, 200, 1961.
Eckardt, Wolf Von, "Raphael S. Soriano", Mid-Century Architecture in America, 214, 1961.
Ford, James, Ford, Katherine Morrow, "House for Spencer Austrian, Los Angeles, 1937", Modern House in America, 105, 1940.
Ford, James, Ford, Katherine Morrow, "House for Mr. and Mrs. Dodie Priver, Los Angeles, 1936", Modern House in America, 106-107, 1940.
McCoy, Esther, "Raphael Soriano", Second Generation (The), 146, 1984.