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California Mid-Century Modern Educational Buildings (page 4)

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Hoopa Valley High School
Hoopa, CA
Hoopa Valley High School was built in 1954. The Mattz Gym shown above was built in 1958. The building was being renovated when these photos were taken in 2016. For more, see this website. [map]

Jack Langson Library
University of California
Irvine, CA
Murray Krieger Hall Rowland Hall
Gateway Study Center Humanities Hall
Schneiderman Hall bridge/tunnel
The UC Irvine campus has a number of mid-century buildings including those shown above. The Jack Langson Library and Murray Krieger Hall were designed by William L. Pereira in 1965. Rowland Hall was designed by Kenneth S. Wing in 1969. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Thurston Middle School
Laguna Beach, CA
Thurston Middle School was built in 1968 as Marie Thurston Junior High. It was designed by Flewelling & Mood. There is one octagonal building and three joined multi-sided buildings. [map]

Salk Institute
La Jolla, CA
Louis Kahn began designing the Salk Institute in 1959. It was built from 1962-1965. The campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The mirror image buildings that flank the open-ended courtyard are made of poured-in-place concrete with unfinished teak. There is a narrow stream which flows down the middle of the courtyard. The materials used throughout the construction consist of wood, concrete, glass, lead, marble and water. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. [map]

University of La Verne
Super Tents
La Verne, CA
The University of La Verne's Sports Science & Athletics Pavilion, aka the Super Tents, was built in 1973. Despite their flimsy and temporary appearance, these "tents" are made of fiberglass fabric reinforced with Teflon resin. The two buildings contain a student center, a gym, an art studio, classrooms, a bookstore and a snack bar. The Super Tents were renovated in 2005. [map]