Architecture

Richfield angel found in Silver Lake

richfield-angel-silverlake.jpgEric Lynxwiler's quest to find any surviving terra cotta angels from Downtown's old Richfield building has turned up a nice sample. The tip came from LA Observed reader Ricardo Means, who remembered seeing a "Golden Man" mounted over a driveway on Silver Lake Boulevard. Eric poked around on Google Earth and found his prey — a smaller piece than the giant Eric moved into his Arts District loft, but polished to a nicer finish. He's trying to make contact with the property owner and find out the backstory.

Previously on LA Observed:
Calling all Richfield angels
Eric's Richfield angel featured in the Times

Photo: Eric Lynxwiler


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