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Hunt, Myron, Architect

ID: 325
Partnership Name: Hunt, Myron, Architect
Position Title: Principal
Firm Partners: Hunt, Myron
Dates: 1903-1904, 1910-1919
Notes: Hunt had previously worked with Elmer Grey, operating a practice in Los Angeles, CA; Hunt began a partnership with longtime employee, Harold C. Chambers, in 1920; Hunt moved to new offices in 10/1919.
Structures: Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, CA - 1919-1921 (3810)
City of Pasadena, Department of Public Works, Brookside Park, Baseball Field, Pasadena, CA - 1931-1932 (16843)
City of Pasadena, Department of Public Works, Parker-Mayberry Bridge, Pasadena, CA - 1916 (18056)
George Junior Republic Chapel, Chino - 1920 (3812)
Good Housekeeping House - (1048)
Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA - 1926-1929 (2558)
Hotel Maryland #1, Pasadena, CA - 1903-1904 (5231)
Hotel Maryland #1, Pergola and Gardens, Pasadena, CA - 1903 (5641)
Hotel Maryland #2, Pasadena, CA - (5232)
Huntington, Henry E., House, San Marino, CA - 1907-1910 (3226)
Huntington, Henry E., Library, San Marino, CA - 1919 (5224)
Hunt, Myron, House, Pasadena, CA - 1905 (3806)
Knight House, Montecito, CA - 1924 (6822)
Lockwood, Dr. C.D., House, Pasadena, CA - 1903 (5644)
Main Street Apartment House, Los Angeles, CA - 1903 (5643)
Neustadt, Effie, House, Los Angeles, CA - 1903 (5645)
Occidental College, Johnson, O.T., Hall, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA - 1913-1914 (6661)
Occidental College, Master Plan, 1911, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA - 1911 (8422)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., House, Palos Verdes Estates, CA - 1927 (8358)
Point Loma Hotel Project, San Diego, CA - 1924 (6743)
Pomona College, Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, CA - (2188)
Pomona College, Bridges, Mabel Shaw, Hall of Music, Claremont, CA - (2190)
Potter Hotel, Montecito, CA - 1902 (3802)
Red Hill Country Club, Rancho Cucamonga, CA - 1922 (7241)
Robbins, E.F., House, Oak Knoll, Pasadena, CA - (18633)
Santa Barbara County National Bank, Santa Barbara, CA - (5535)
Stewart, Mrs. Mary, House, Montecito, CA - 1918 (8345)
Storrow Bungalows, Pasadena, CA - 1903 (5647)
University of California, Berkeley, Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, Campus Plan Competition, Hunt Entry Project, Berkeley, CA - 1899 (5642)
Wentworth Hotel, Pasadena, CA - 1905-1907 (123)
Locations: Architect's Office:
Pasadena, CA
USA
Publications: "Good Housekeeping Magazine Ad Good Architecture Begins at Home", American Architect, 139: 2591, 112, 1/1931.
"Mr. Myron Hunt busy", Architect and Engineer, 113, 02/1919.
"Fireproof Residence", Architect and Engineer, 108, 07/1918.
"Huntington, Henry, Mansion", Architect and Engineer of California, 87, 09/1908.
"Obituary Myron Hunt", Architect & Engineer, 35, 8/1952.
Howard, John Galen, "The College Administration Building", Architectural Forum, XLIV: 6, 408, 06/1926.
"Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College, Claremont, Calif.", Architectural Forum, XLIV: 6, 385-386, 06/1926.
Henry, Ralph C. , "The Design of Memorial Buildings", Architectural Forum, XLIV: 6, 354, 06/1926.
"Country House Architecture on the Pacific Coast", Architectural Record, XXXVIII: 4, 432-433, 1915-10.
Colorado Street Bridge HAER No. CA-58 JM Spanning the Arroyo Seco at Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena Los Angeles County. California, 16-17, 1988-12.
"Demolition of Hollywood Bowl strikes sour note with some", Engineering News-Record, 19, 9/11/2000.
Barrett, Harry, "Hollywood Bowl dedicated to beauty and people", Grizzly Bear, 76, 9/1925.
Palmer, Edwin Obadiah, History of Hollywood, 1: 210-213, 259, 1938.
Northcutt, John Orlando, Hollywood Bowl Story, 1962.
Torrence, Bruce T., Hollywood: the First 100 Years, 114-115, 117, 126-127, 202, 1979.
Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 391, 1994.
Bernstein, Ken, Sandmeier, Trudi, "Hollywood Bowl shell - a post-mortem", Los Angeles Conservancy News, 3, 11-12/2000.
Komaiko, Leslee, "Bowl-O-Rama", Los Angeles Downtown News, 8, 7/13/1998.
Looseleaf, Victoria, "Not just another song and dance", Los Angeles Downtown News, 17, 6/19/2000.
"Hollywood Bowl the perfect setting for Centennial pageant", Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, 07/24/1950.
Goldin, Greg, "Epitaph: the Hollywood Bowl shell, 1929-2003", Los Angeles Magazine, 38, 8/2003.
Roug, Louise, "A Bowl full of changes", Los Angeles Times, E36, 7/31/2003.
Ouroussoff, Nicolai, Swed, Mark, "The once and future Hollywood Bowl", Los Angeles Times, F1, F14, 9/9/2000.
"Huntington will be Sheraton no longer", Los Angeles Times, 1, 11/12/1987.
DiMassa, Cara Mia, "Homes for the taking, no kidding", Los Angeles Times, A1, A32, 05/06/2004.
"200 North Grand Avenue House, Pasadena, article", Los Angeles Times, 1, 08/06/1905.
Zamichow, Nora, "Hollywood Bowl may shed famous shell", Los Angeles Times, A1, A19, 8/26/2000.
Rasmussen, Cecilia, "WPA projects", Los Angeles Times, B3, 11/22/1993.
Haithman, Diane, "Lawsuit may force delay of Hollywood Bowl project", Los Angeles Times, B3, 6/7/2001.
Haithman, Diane, "Thinking outside the Bowl", Los Angeles Times, 6 +, 7/1/2001.
Lin, Sara, Smith, Doug, "New shell takes a bow at the Bowl", Los Angeles Times, A1, A25, 6/10/2004.
Swed, Mark, "A sonic work in progress", Los Angeles Times, E1, E22, 7/24/2004.
Myrick, David F., Montecito and Santa Barbara, 1: 199, 1989.
Baxter Art Gallery, Myron Hunt, 1868-1952 The Search for a Regional Architecture, 110, 1984.
Russell, Ron, "Shell game", New Times Los Angeles, 14+, 02/01/2001.
"Plans for the Frederick Law Olmsted residence, Palos Verdes", Pacific Coast Architect, 9, 17, 04/1927.
Hunt, Myron, "Palos Verdes--Where bad architecture is eliminated", Pacific Coast Architect, 9-20, 04/1927.
"Hollywood Bowl reforestation program", Pacific Coast Musician, 8, 5/2/1925.
Gally, Sid, "Resurrection of a hotel gem", Pasadena Star-News, 11/7/2005.
"Ten year lease of hotels taken by D.M. Linnard", Pasadena Star-News, 13, 5/1/1923.
"Changes at Maryland started", Pasadena Star-News, 1, 6/29/1923.
Westenberg, Kerri, "A bigger Bowl?", Preservation, 20-21, 1-2/2001.
Swope, Christopher, "Family Values, Posterity's Loss", Preservation,
"New Offices of Myron Hunt", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 11, 10/24/1919.
"Plans for a country club at Ontario by Myron Hunt, architect, of Los Angeles", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 39, col 1, 08/04/1922.
"Ambassador Hotel Bungalow plans", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 15, col 1, 02/27/1920.
"Ambassador Hotel Bungalow plans being completed", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 15, 05/07/1920.
"Architect Myron Hunt prepares plans for erection of four bungalows", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 12, col 2, 05/21/1920.
"Plans for Point Loma Hotel", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 44, col 2, 01/04/1924.
"New Offices, Myron Hunt", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 12, 11/07/1919.
"Belvedere Hotel additions 04/09/1920", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 18, col 3, 04/09/1920.
"Ambassador Hotel additions 2/27/1920, Los Angeles", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 15, col 1, 2/27/1920.
"Belvedere Hotel additions 04/23/1920", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 15, col 1, 04/23/1920.
Souvenir Program Grand Dedicatory Benefit Opening of the New Hollywood Bowl, 06/22/1926.
Kim, Queena sook, "Fate of Faded Ambassador Hotel Divides Korean Groups", Wall Street Journal, B1, B8, 01/08/2003.
"Residence of Mrs. McKee, Pasadena, California", Western Architect, 10: 7, unnumbered plate, 07/1907.