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James Pulliam (architect)

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Nationality  American
Role  Architect
Name  James Pulliam

Occupation  Architect
Alma mater  Dartmouth College
Education  Dartmouth College
James Pulliam (architect)
Born  January 31, 1925 (1925-01-31) Lyons, Kansas
Buildings  All-State Savings and Loans (Glendale, CA), Student Union Building at Cal Poly Pomona, Renovation of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Died  December 27, 2005, La Canada Flintridge, California, United States

James Pulliam (1925−2005 was a noted Modernist architect in the Greater Los Angeles Area of Southern California.

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Pulliam was known for a "cut into box" style exhibited by the All-State Savings and Loan building in Glendale, California, and original Bronco Student Union Building at Cal Poly Pomona in 1976, and the interior remodeling of the San Pedro Municipal Ferry Building to house the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. Noted architectural historian David Gebhard cited a house he designed in Beverly Hills as "monumental," and the Bronco Student Center at Cal Poly Pomona as the best building on campus.

He worked in the offices of Richard Neutra and Welton Beckett. He was later a partner in the architectural firm Pulliam Zimmerman Matthews. As president of the Los Angeles chapter of the AIA, he advocated for preserving the integrity of the Los Angeles Central Library.

He served as the campus architect at Cal Poly Pomona where he also served as an instructor at the College of Environmental Design.

Death

James Pulliam died in 2005, at his home in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

In his obituary, the Los Angeles Times said:

References

James Pulliam (architect) Wikipedia


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