Harry Harrison (architect)

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Harry Harrison was an architect in Los Angeles, California.

He designed the Modern Architecture style Chips coffee shop, an example of Googie Architecture.[1] Harrison also design the Ritts Furniture building on Santa Monica Boulevard east of La Cienega Boulevard. It is now being used as the Hollywood Stock Exchange headquarters.[2] Harrison also designed 1120 St Ives Place (1948) in Los Angeles for Hyman Engleberg, Marilyn Monroe's personal doctor.[3] He worked with Harwell Hamilton Harris and Richard Neutra.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harry Harrison LA Conservancy
  2. ^ Architecture With Star Quality; Uses of Southland Work Space Hollywood Stock Exchange moves into a West Hollywood building with attention-getting looks and personality. October 31, 2000 by Morris Newman Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ Harry Harrison Movieland Directory
  4. ^ Googie Redux: Ultramodern Roadside Architecture page 112