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Did you know a one-mile swath of Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lake is home to some of the greatest architectural talent east of La Brea? Join de LaB on Saturday, October 19th for a self-directed tour of five fascinating architecture studios, all within walking distance of one another.
Michael Maltzan Architecture: Founded in 1995, Michael Maltzan Architecture has designed some of Skid Row's most transformative projects, including two projects which have hosted de LaB events: New Carver Apartments and Inner City Arts. See the plans for the upcoming Sixth Street Viaduct and currently under-construction One Sante Fe.
Warren Techentin Architecture (WTARCH): Headed by architect Warren Techentin, WTARCH is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary office that includes designs for single-family residences like this Los Feliz Residence or this house in the Pacific Palisades, plus multi-family housing, educational and institutional spaces.
MASS Architecture & Design: If you're a fan of Silverlake Wine, Intelligentsia Venice or Pasadena, or Pitfire Pizza, then you're already familiar with the work of MASS Architecture and its principal, Ana Henton (or maybe you joined us for her tour of a renovated USC fraternity house). We apologize that this studio is not ADA-accessible. Please be careful, the stairs are steep.
Lehrer Architects: Founded in 1985 by native Angeleno Michael Lehrer, the firm has worked on a number of community-based projects, including the recently opened Spring Street Park in downtown LA, the Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC, and the Burbank Media District Master Plan.
MAKE Architecture: A collaborative architecture and design firm founded by Jess Mullen-Carey and Bill Beautur in 2000, the studio's focus is broad and encompasses architecture, furniture, product and graphic design. Perhaps you joined us two years ago for a visit to Beer Belly in Koreatown designed by MAKE?
Hyperion Avenue Open Studio Tour
Saturday October 19
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The tour is self-directed; tickets and a map will be issued via email on Friday, October 19
Afterwards, join the group for BYO happy hour from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
2538 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance
Early Bird tickets are $15 until September 30
Please read our ticket policy for this event
- Tickets for the tour cost $20 person, and must be purchased in advance.
- Space is limited and we will not accept payment for tickets on the day of the tour.
- The tour is self-directed and tickets and a map will be issued via email on Friday, October 18 which you will need to print or show on your phone at each location.
- All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be given. All proceeds will go to support future de LaB programming, including our Making LA series.
- Children under 12 are not allowed, no exceptions, please.
- Some of the studios have steep stairs and are not wheelchair accessible, we apologize for this.
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design east of La Brea
design east of La Brea (you can call us "dee-lab") is a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that celebrates and supports local creatives in their efforts to enlighten, improve and engage the city. Through events that are educational, inspirational, and interactive, de LaB unites an enthusiastic community of local residents who are invested in the future of LA.