Robert Byrd (architect)

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Robert Byrd was an architect in Los Angeles, California. Most of his buildings are from the 1920s to the 1950s. In his later years he worked together with his architect son Gary. He was known for his modern "indoor–outdoor" style – along with his use of bird houses embedded in the actual structure.


  • 10050 Cielo Drive, Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, CA (1944) – scene of the Sharon Tate murder
  • Robert Taylor Ranch, Brentwood, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Tree House (build around two majestic trees), Laurel Canyon Blvd. and Lookout Mountain Ave., Los Angeles, CA – the Rock'n'roll tree house of Frank Zappa
  • 2274 Ben Lomond Drive, Los Angeles CA (1938) - cottage in Los Feliz
  • 8266 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA
  • 8263 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA
  • 8277 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA
  • 8288 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA
  • 12048 Laurel Terrace Drive, Los Angeles CA (12048 Laurel Terrace Drive)
  • 3798 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL (circa 1958)[1]