An Architectural View of the Samitaur Tower in Culver City

Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the Samitaur Tower in Culver City is an iconic landmark constructed at the corner of Hayden Avenue and National Boulevard. The 72-foot-tall tower is composed of five off-kilter, stacked circular steel rings. Its raw steel construction and jutting forms are a conspicuous new beacon for Hayden Tract. Besides being a great lookout point, the tower serves as a vertical park, with a 200-plus-seat amphitheater dug underneath, landscaping around it, and a new restaurant and gallery next door.

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Koerner House in Palm Springs Seeks Modern-Minded Buyer With $3.3M

By Claudine Zap A Mid-Century Modern marvel in Palm Springs, CA, designed by E. Stewart Williams, who was renowned for melding natural materials with modern design, is now on the market for $3.3 million. The well-preserved home was commissioned by Leon and Thea Koerner, lumber magnates from Vancouver, British Columbia, as a vacation escape. To read the full article visit their website here. 

A Luminous Palm Springs Midcentury Asks $3.35M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo One of the most architecturally significant residences currently on the market, the Koerner House encapsulates desert modernism. Built in 1955, the Koerner House was designed by renowned architect E. Stewart Williams, whose distinct midcentury modern style significantly shaped the Coachella Valley’s architectural landscape. His commissions included the Frank Sinatra House, the Edris House, the Santa… Keep reading

Film editor Angus Wall goes big-budget for a Palisades Midcentury

By Jack Flemming Film editor Angus Wall has paid $6.5 million for a cinematic Midcentury Modern home in Pacific Palisades, records show. Sitting on a two-parcel bluff overlooking the ocean, the scenic spot takes in panoramic ocean views. To read the full article visit their website here.