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Old Posted Mar 18, 2015, 3:41 PM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
While searching for something completely unrelated, I came across this unique courtyard apts. on the 1200 block of S. Mariposa.


At each corner the design resembles flaming torches.

....and the two-story 'anchor' apartment at back carries out that same theme.


I can easily imagine this as a location in an old film noir.

That is a fantastic set of buildings. All three have a build date of 1926, according to the County Assessor's office. It has sort of an Egyptian feel and may have been inspired by the King Tut discovery in 1922.
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