Dan Dworsky - Career As An Architect - Major Works

Major Works

The major works credited to Dworsky and his firm include the following:

  • The Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center at UCLA (1979).
  • The Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (1984).
  • A 35 acres (0.055 sq mi; 0.142 km2) planned community complex for the California School for the Blind in Fremont, California. The design won a merit award from the California AIA.
  • The Theater Arts Building at California State University Dominguez Hills. Dworsky cited the theater as one of his favorite projects. Photograph of Building
  • The Angelus Plaza residential complex in the Bunker Hill area of downtown Los Angeles (1982) Photograph of Building
  • The Ventura County Jail.
  • The Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank located at Grand Avenue and Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles (1987). Dworsky Associates won several awards for its design of the 304,000 square feet (28,200 m2), $50 million building. Photograph of Building
  • The Northrop Electronics Division Headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Dworsky Associates received a Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Commercial Office Building and top honors in the Crescent Architecture Awards competition for the design.
  • The Kilroy Airport Center in Long Beach, California, a complex of office buildings fronting the 405 Freeway with direct runway access to the Long Beach Airport for private aircraft (1987). Photograph of Building
  • The Westwood Terrace building on Sepulveda Boulevard in West Los Angeles, California occupied by New World Entertainment.Photograph of Building
  • The 20-story City Tower in Orange, California near the intersection of the Garden Grove (22) and Santa Ana (5) freeways in Orange County. Photograph of Building
  • The Home Savings building on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks, California.
  • The Metropolitan, a 14-story upscale rental complex in downtown Los Angeles’ South Park area.
  • The Van Nuys Municipal Court building in Van Nuys, California. Dworsky Associates received the Kaufman & Broad Award for Outstanding New Public or Civic Project for the design.
  • The Federal Office Building in Long Beach, California. Dworsky Associates was awarded a 1992 Design Award from the General Services Administration for its design of the federal building.
  • The renovation of the Carnation Building at 5055 Wilshire Boulevard in Hollywood. The renovated building was occupied by The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, and other entertainment industry companies.
  • The Beverly Hills Main Post Office in Beverly Hills, California. Dworsky Associates received a Beautification Award from the Los Angeles Business Council for the design.
  • The San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp, California. Shortly after the prison opened, six prisoners escaped after cutting through a one-inch bar in the dayroom with a hacksaw. The prison break led to finger-pointing among the construction firm, the architect, and the prison guards over who was responsible for the lapse in security.
  • The UC Riverside Alumni and Visitors Center (1996). Photographs
  • The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, a project on which Dworsky Associates teamed with New Mexico architect Antoine Predock. The New Mexico chapter of the AIA gave Predock and Dworsky Associates an award in 1996 for their work on the Civic Arts Plaza.
  • The Calexico Port of Entry building in Calexico, California. The innovative design won the highest award from the California AIA, and it won a Presidential Design Award from President Bill Clinton. Photos and Drawings of Award Winning Calexico Port of Entry
  • Beckman Hall at Chapman University in Orange, California (1999). Photograph of Building
  • The Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas, Nevada (2000). Photographs of Courthouse
  • The Hollywood-Highland station on the Metro Red Line (LACMTA) in the heart of Hollywood. Photograph of Station

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